Every day of the year, every hour of the day, emergency departments must be ready to treat any kind of healthcare condition – ranging from trauma to heart attacks and strokes – at a moment’s notice.
Unlike urgent care centers, emergency departments must remain open and staffed with highly skilled clinicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
To provide the highest quality care possible, they rely on a full suite of diagnostic and life support services and experienced emergency medicine physicians.
Emergency departments and emergency physicians are required by federal law to treat every patient regardless of their ability to pay or if they have insurance.
TeamHealth physicians believe all patients should have the highest level of care in a medical emergency. No patient should be surprised by their health insurance coverage because UnitedHealthcare refuses to work with emergency physicians.