Where can I go to the doctor without insurance?

Where can I go to the doctor without insurance?

What are Your Options?

  • Walk-In Clinic. Walk-in clinics are small, private facilities that offer care for routine, everyday issues, and they’re everywhere: Your local pharmacy, superstore, or even a kiosk at the mall.
  • Urgent Care.
  • Community Clinics.
  • Primary Care Provider.
  • The Emergency Room.

Why do people go to free clinics?

Most free clinics provide treatment for routine illness or injuries; and long-term chronic conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma and high cholesterol. Many also provide a limited range of medical testing, prescription drug assistance, women’s health care, and dental care.

Are clinics free in South Africa?

Free health care in South Africa currently means that services at public sector clinics and community health centres are free of charge for all people, and public sector hospital services are free for some groups of people. The only type of public sector facility where some pay- ment must be made is public hospitals.

Who is entitled to free healthcare in South Africa?

The South African healthcare system allows all nursing mothers and children under six years to access free healthcare services in any public hospital.

Who gets free healthcare in South Africa?

This means that every South African will have a right to access comprehensive healthcare services free of charge at the point of use at accredited health facilities such as clinics, hospitals and private health practitioners.

How can I get my medical bill reduced?

The secret to negotiating lower medical bills

  1. Get started early.
  2. Make sure there aren’t any errors on your medical bill.
  3. Ask about any financial assistance programs.
  4. Research the insured rate for your service.
  5. Negotiate your payment plan.
  6. Check to see if the expense is HRA-, HSA-, or FSA-eligible.