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When you need care, call your primary care physician or family doctor first.
Your physician has easy access to your records, knows the bigger picture of your health and may even offer same-day appointments to meet your needs. When seeing your physician is not possible, however, it’s important to know your quick care options to find the place that’s right for you and help avoid financial surprises. Compare your choices today at uhc.com/checkchoosego.

Quick Care Options

Average Cost*

24/7 NURSE LINE

Call the number on your health plan ID card for expert advice.

  • Choosing where to get medical care
  • Finding a doctor or hospital
  • Health and wellness help
  • Answers to questions about medicines

$0

VIRTUAL VISITS

Anywhere, anytime online doctor visits.

  • Cold
  • Flu Fever
  • Pinkeye
  • Sinus problems

$50

CONVENIENCE CARE CLINIC

Treatment that’s nearby.

  • Skin rash
  • Flu shot
  • Minor injuries
  • Earache

$65

URGENT CARE CENTER

Quicker after-hours care.

  • Low back pain
  • Respiratory(cough, pneumonia, asthma)
  • Stomach (pain, vomiting, diarrhea)
  • Infections(skin, eye, ear/nose/throat, genital-urinary)
  • Minor injuries(burns, stitches, sprains, small fractures)

$190

EMERGENCY ROOM (ER)

For serious immediate needs.

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Severe asthma attack
  • Major burns
  • Severe injuries
  • Kidney stone

$1,700

 Check your options for care.

When you need care, call your PCP or family doctor first. Your physician has easy access to your records, knows the bigger picture of your health, and many offer same-day appointments to meet your needs. When seeing your physician is not possible it’s important to know your quick care options to find the place that’s right for you and help avoid financial surprises. Compare your choices today.

 Choose your care provider.

See your primary care provider (PCP) whenever possible. Your PCP knows you best, and many offer same-day appointments. If your PCP isn’t available, it’s important to know you have other options when seeking care that’s right for you and your budget.

Provider Search

Choose a convenience care clinic, urgent care center or emergency room near you from a nationwide network of 854,140 doctors and health care professionals.


Virtual Visits

Talk to a doctor from your mobile device or computer 24/7. Doctors can diagnose and treat a wide range of non-emergency medical conditions and even write a prescription.


Contact a Nurse

Call the number on your health plan ID card for expert advice, 24/7.

 Go for better health.

If you are experiencing any life-threatening symptoms, call 911 immediately. But if it’s not an emergency, comparing care options could help save you time, money and frustration. UnitedHealthcare makes finding your best option easy — and getting there even easier. After choosing your preferred provider, simply select the location of your choice to view a map for easy directions.

Learn more at uhc.com/checkchoosego.