Less-expensive alternatives to emergency room care

Dr. David Buchholz, from Premera Blue Cross, goes into depth about when to go and not to go to the emergency room.

We've all faced the dilemma of needing immediate medical treatment, but not knowing for sure whether we should go to the emergency room. Dr. David Buchholz, Medical Director of Provider Engagement at Premera Blue Cross, shared guidelines for using less-expensive options, such as urgent care facilities and 24-hour medical hotlines.

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