FAQ's

What is urgent care?

Urgent care is a medical practice providing prompt treatment of all non-life-threatening acute injuries and illnesses for patients of all ages on a walk-in basis.

When should I go to Ocean State Urgent Care

  • Ocean State Urgent Care recognizes the inefficiencies in our Nation's Health Care system and has created an affordable convenient alternative from practical medicine.
  • When your schedule does no warrant the time for an appointment or extended wait in an emergency room.
  • When visiting from out of town or your primary care physician is inaccessible.
  • Ocean State Urgent Care provides immediate care Monday through Sunday. See locations for times.

How long will I have to wait?

Patients are seen on a first come first served basis. Most patients will have a total time of approximately 1 hour from the moment they walk through the door to the time of discharge. While every attempt will be made to see you as quickly as possible, wait times may vary, depending on patient volume.

What forms of insurance do you accept?

At Ocean State Urgent Care we accept most medical insurance plans and offer competitive self-pay rates. Most insurance co-payments will be the cost of a routine office visit and not of an expensive emergency department. You will be treated with the respect you deserve in your time of need. Please call us to find out how your visit will be covered at Ocean State Urgent Care. See locations for phone numbers.

What if I am currently not covered under Health Insurance?

We currently offer very competitive self-pay rates in order to care for you in your time of need.

How can I pay for my visit?

In order to minimize unexpected bills, we accept co-payments and out of pocket expenses at the time of visit.

Do you have a Worker's Comp Program?

We offer treatment of most work-related injuries, pre-employment physical examinations, physicals, drug and alcohol testing, return to work evaluations, independent medical evaluations, follow-up visits, and prompt referrals. Employers, please call to inquire services that can be provided at your facility such as flu shots, vaccinations, physicals, and drug screening.