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Can an urgent care facility deny you treatment if you don't have health insurance?

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:34 AM on Dec. 7, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I don't think they can.

    Answer by sandypops at 11:35 AM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • If it's Urgent care then YES, it's the COUNTY hospitals and ERs that can't....urgent care is different. if you need treatement, you need to go to county ER

    Answer by calliesmommie at 11:39 AM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • urgent care is considered a regular dr so yes you either have to have the cash or the insurence
    if you need to go to the dr asap go to the er

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 11:43 AM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • Ok thanks, I didn't want to go to the ER because it wasn't an emergency, but...urgent!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:50 AM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • Depends upon the urgency of the care you need.

    Answer by urkiddingright at 12:26 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • YEP!!! Go to the ER they can not!

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 12:44 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • If you don't have insurance, all you have to do is offer to pay them. You don't need insurance to get medical care.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 1:03 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • if you done have insurance and can't pay up front, urgent care will not see you. you'll have to go to the county ER- they can not deny you treatment.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 3:04 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

  • urgent care emergency room can not

    Answer by starryeyez23 at 7:37 PM on Dec. 7, 2009

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