er savings initiative is a movement towards value-based care
Patients are increasingly utilizing the Emergency Room for non-emergent cases resulting in millions of unnecessary ER spending. Dual model ER & Urgent Care under one roof facilities are community based emergency rooms that offer urgent care level billing for non-emergent cases. By recommending populations to utilize these facilities for care will save communities and employers millions.
how much does the dual model save on unnecessary er visits?
A typical emergency room visit for an emergent case costs on average $3,712. However, many ER cases are non-emergent and can be treated just as easily at an urgent care center. Review the infographic below to see how much your employers could be saving by simply utilizing the dual model ER & urgent care under one roof.