FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Here is a list of our most asked questions. For additional assistance, please contact the clinic nearest you.

What is an urgent care center?

 

 

Urgent Care of Nebraska Clinics provide high quality medical care for patients with minor to moderate illnesses, injuries and allergic reactions that are NOT life threatening.

Urgent Care of Nebraska also offers Occupational Medical Services, Physicals, Drug Screenings, Immunizations, Vaccines and an Onsite Lab, EKG and Digital X-Ray for rapid diagnosis and treatment. Including access to CT, MRI, Ultrasound, and access to other imaging and full-service lab when more sophisticated testing is required.

Do I need an appointment?

 

 

We accept walk-in patients! No appointment is necessary.

For primary, non-urgent services, you can also contact the location nearest you to schedule an appointment.

What if I don't have insurance?

 

 

Insurance is not required to receive treatment. We accept cash, checks and most major credit cards.

However, payment in full required at the time of service for private pay patients.

What insurance do you accept?

 

 

We accept most insurance plans.

Click the button below to learn about our accepted insurance plans.

Accepted Insurance

What information do I need to bring?

 

 

Please bring a valid photo ID and ALL your insurance cards. If you have any prior X-rays or Lab work that will assist us with your treatment, please bring those as well. In addition, please provide us with a list of medications and nutrition supplements you are currently taking and the dosages of each.

Can you be my primary physician?

 

 

Urgent Care Centers should not be a replacement of your primary physician. They are designed to provide patients with a convenient alternative when your primary physician is unavailable or. We recommend you follow up with your physician after your appointment with us.

Is Urgent Care more expensive than the ER?

 

 

Generally, Urgent Care Centers are considerably less expensive than an emergency room visit.

When should I go to Urgent Care?

 

 

Urgent Care Centers are equipped to treat and manage certain non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses, such as fractures, sprains and strains, lacerations and abrasions, skin rashes, burns, allergic reactions, asthma, fever, infections, nausea and vomiting. Also, if your primary care physician is unavailable to treat common illnesses like a cold and the flu, or provide physicals, x-rays, drug screenings, occupational medicine services, vaccinations and immunizations,
an Urgent Care Center is a good alternative.

If you have chest pain or other reason to believe you may be having a heart attack or another life-threatening event call 911. You may need to be seen and evaluated at an Emergency Room!

Click below to learn more about our Urgent Care Services:

Urgent Care

Is Urgent Care the same as an ER?

 

 

They are similar in that they provide immediate medial care for illnesses and injuries; however, Urgent Care of Nebraska Clinics only treats non-life-threatening problems.

Emergency rooms are equipped to threat more serious illnesses and injuries like seizures, excessive bleeding, major trauma, obstetric complications and chest pain. Urgent Care of Nebraska is a walk-in clinic providing you with the opportunity to receive hospital quality care without waiting in a hospital emergency room for hours.

If you have chest pain or other reason to believe you may be having a heart attack or another life-threatening event call 911. You may need to be seen and evaluated at an Emergency Room!

To view a helpful chart on Urgent Care verses Emergency Room, please click below:

Urgent Care