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New Way For Urgent Care Centers to Increase Patient Volume and Margin
Commercial payer volume on the decline and overhead is eating your margin, but there is a new way for urgent care centers, FQHC, and primary care practices to increase volume and margin. Mira functions both as a management service organization (MSO) and a payor. Mira takes care of patient acquisition, simplify payment, and reduce overhead - making pricing predictable to attract new patients and helping providers maintain a stable margin. By using a global rate and leveraging the network effect, Mira allows providers to participate in bigger and more sophisticated contracts with demand aggregators like contractors placement agencies and gig-economy services. All of this means more patients, better care, lower overhead, and most important of all, stay relevant in the new ultra-competitive healthcare landscape.
How Much Does Urgent Care Cost Without Insurance?
We surveyed 91 clinics in NYC, SF, LA, Houston, Dallas, and Philadelphia and found that the average cost of an urgent care visit is $199 without insurance. However, the price could vary up to 3 times depending on where you go and which condition you have. The Average Cost For A¬†Level I Urgent Care Visit Ranges from $80-$280. The Average Cost of A Level II Visit Ranges From $140-$440
Cold vs. Flu- Here's How To Tell The Difference
You can determine whether you have a cold or the flu evaluating your symptoms. You likely have the flu if you have a fever, aches, fatigue, and chills. You likely have a cold if you do not have a fever, but are sneezing and have mild fatigue. To tell whether you have the flu or a cold, you can also evaluate how long you've been sick. If your symptoms come on rapidly, it's possible you have the flu. When it comes to the flu, you will likely feel the onset of symptoms right away, whereas with a cold, the symptoms will come on gradually. The best way to know if you have a cold or the flu is to get an influenza test.¬†
Is Obama Care Right for You? 5 Things You Need to Know About Open Enrollment Season
Every year since 2013, millions of Americans are signing up for affordable health insurance via the Affordable Care Act Exchange (aka Obama Care) beginning the first day of November. While it is less likely a joy for some, it is an important annual event that can impact your healthcare for the next year to come.
Four Surprising Facts About Healthcare From Our 120 User Interviews
Would you ever eat at a restaurant that didn't list its prices on the menu? Well, that's what's happening with healthcare today. We conducted 120 interviews and we were so surprised by these four facts