Patients are increasingly utilizing the Emergency Room for non-emergent cases resulting in millions of unnecessary ER spending. Hybrid convenient care 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.
EMERGENCY ROOM SAVINGS - BY THE NUMBERS
*2013 Truven Health Analytics Study Avoidable ER Department Usage Analysis
**2016 Milliman White Paper: Potential Savings when from an emergency department to an urgent care setting in commercial populations