Running a financially well-to-do healthcare facility is difficult when there is a lack of strong support from the major funding body, the federal government. Unfortunately, urgent care can be profitable only if there are investors willing to support the service, according to a survey conducted by the Urgent Care Association of America (UCAA).
Urgent care, an ambulatory medical specialty is a part of ambulatory services that involves care provision outside a medical facility like hospitals or clinics. Not-so-serious kind of health conditions that nevertheless require immediate attention like seizures, breathlessness, fractures, sprains, burns, diarrhea, etc. Given this nature of operation it becomes important to bill the services carefully for getting appropriate reimbursement from payers, i.e. the insurance companies.