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The facts on medical billing

Velocity Care explains the process of medical billing

A trip to an urgent care clinic can often be a stressful experience to begin with, without the confusion that the billing aspect of the visit can cause. Velocity Care wants your trip to the walk-in clinic to be as stress-free as possible. Here we explain the billing process of your visit so you know how we determine medical charges and what happens when we submit claims to your insurance company.

Five steps to the medical billing process

  September 24, 2016   Medical, Insurance, Billing 1 Comment   Read More

Utilize a current medication check list

Prepare for your visit with the doctor by keeping track of what medicines you take

When seeking medical care, it is important to know what medications you take regularly. If your physician determines you need antibiotics or a prescription to care for your illness, he or she needs to know what you currently take in order to prescribe to you the proper medication and dosage. Some medications react differently if mixed or consumed with other medications. To ensure you don’t see an adverse...

  September 2, 2016   Medical, Medicine, Prescription 0 Comments   Read More

10 illnesses contracted from animals and insects

Velocity Care provides insight on diseases commonly passed from animals and insects to humans

Man’s best friend can cause surprising illnesses in humans that stem from more than just the common dog bite. Diseases passed to humans from animals with vertebrates are called zoonoses. All animals could potentially be contaminated at some point in their lifetime with pathogens that can impact a human’s health. Diseases transmitted to humans through insects are called vector-borne diseases and can...

  July 27, 2016   Health, Illness, Disease, Vaccines, Medical, Animals 0 Comments   Read More

Does this need stitches?

Velocity Care explains how to tell if a cut or wound may need extra attention

Your child was playing outside and got a nasty looking wound. Perhaps you were doing work around the house and accidentally cut yourself with a sharp tool or kitchen knife. These kinds of mishaps happen to everyone from time to time. How do you know if it’s serious enough for a trip to the doctor and stitches?

  June 2, 2016   Children, Health, Hands, Senior, Teen, Adolescent, Toddler, Medical, Wound, Arms, Legs, Laceration repair/stitches, Child, Cuts, Stitches, Face 3 Comments   Read More

All about sprains, strains and other sports injuries

Velocity Care shares ways to prevent and treat common athletic injuries

The long summer days of relaxing in the sun without a care in the world are coming to an end; vacation is over and it’s time to get back to your daily routines. If you’re an athlete, that includes your athletic training routine. But before you grab your running shoes and hurry off to the gym or field, make sure you take the proper health precautions to prevent an injury.

  September 3, 2015   Feet, Sports, Medical, Injury 0 Comments   Read More

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