Tag Archives: Minute Clinic

Pediatricians against retail health clinics? It’s not that simple

One primary care option that can be both affordable and convenient for self-pay patients are retail health clinics such as Minute Clinic, Healthcare Clinic, and Target Clinic. These clinics typically treat a number of fairly simple illnesses and injuries, and … Continue reading

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Retail health clinics make care accessible, affordable

One of the things I haven’t gotten around to discussing much here at The Self-Pay Patient blog is the use of retail health clinics, and how they can be a great option for the uninsured or anybody else for that … Continue reading

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Connect2Docs ‘bundling’ of services for self-pay patients = big savings

The Self-Pay Patient has been up and running for about six weeks at this point, and I’ve probably brought to readers’ attention dozens of different providers, companies, facilities, organizations, programs, and web sites that can help the uninsured or those with high-deductible health insurance to save money … Continue reading

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North Carolina man defends self-pay patient status

Marc Landry, a contributing columnist to the NewsObserver in the Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina area, authored a piece a few days ago defending his status as a self-pay patient against those that would call him a ‘free-rider.’ Marc became uninsured in 2010, and … Continue reading

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