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Freestanding ERs vs Urgent Cares vs DOC

Monday, June 5th, 2017

A consumer has a sprained ankle and goes to the closest clinic to their residence. Innocently the consumer hobbles into a freestanding ER, not realizing that it is absolutely not the same as an urgent care clinic or the same as Direct Orthopedic Care, DOC.

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Doctor Appointment Follow Up

Follow-Up Care at DOC

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Recovering from a musculoskeletal injury or condition with or without surgery is a long and complex process. Your orthopedic surgeon or PA will schedule one or more follow-up appointments after the first diagnosis and treatment of your injury or condition.

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Unwelcome Surprise Medical Bills

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Many insurance plans provide more coverage for hospitals, clinics, and doctors that are in the insurance plan’s network. Your insurance plan may cover much less or nothing at all for all other hospitals, clinics, and doctors who are out-of-network. Therefore, when choosing where to go to get medical care, you need to check the list of in-network providers.

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Why Use DOC for Workers’ Comp?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

In 2013, workplace injuries cost U.S. companies more than $63 billion in workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. Employers pay for this insurance. Workers’ compensation is a legal compromise. In return for […]

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