Depending on your situation, you may need to see a doctor or go to the hospital. No matter where you fall on the healthcare spectrum, one thing is for sure: Urgent care is an option for you. If you have Aetna insurance, that’s great news. However, if you don’t have Aetna insurance and need urgent care, there are some things to know in order to make your experience as smooth as possible. This blog post will outline what Aetna accepts as urgent care, and it will also provide tips on how to prepare for your visit if you don’t have health insurance. So whether you have Aetna or not, read on for helpful information.
What is urgent care?
If you need to go to the doctor or urgent care center, be sure to know what is accepted by your insurance. Many urgent care centers take a variety of insurance plans, and some will even accept Medicare or Medicaid. Some common types of plans that are accepted at urgent care centers include Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna. You should also check with your specific urgent care center to see if they have any special deals for patients with specific insurance plans.
What are the costs for urgent care services?
Aetna is committed to providing high-quality, affordable urgent care services. To access these services, you must have Aetna insurance. Services typically cost between $40 and $60 per visit. Some of the services offered at urgent care centers include: basic medical tests and exams, treatment for minor injuries, diagnosis and treatment of serious illnesses and infections, and delivery of babies.
What are the benefits of using Aetna urgent care services?
If you need urgent care services and your insurance plan is with Aetna, here are some of the benefits you may enjoy:
Aetna will pay for doctor’s appointments, X-rays, lab tests and other diagnostic services that are necessary for treating an illness or injury.
You can also receive treatment for minor ailments like colds and flu, skin infections and cuts.
Aetna covers a broad range of medical procedures such as stitches and surgeries. In fact, many Aetna plans include coverage for more than 50 types of medical procedures.
In addition to urgent care services, many Aetna plans also include mental health counseling and prescription medication coverage.