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Is Urgent Care Cheaper Than the Primary Care Doctor’s Office?

Is Urgent Care Cheaper Than the Primary Care Doctor’s Office?

So, you’ve woken up with a nasty cold and aren’t sure where to seek care. Your main options are the local urgent care clinic and your primary care doctor’s office, but which choice is more affordable?

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Despite urgent care’s reputation for being more expensive than primary care, the costs of these services are usually quite similar, especially for individuals with insurance. Costs will vary by provider, though, so you may want to check what urgent care clinics and primary care centers accept your insurance before your visit.

Affordable Urgent Care From Board-Certified Doctors

Lifeline Urgent Care in Houston, Texas, is pleased to provide affordable urgent care services to adults and children with non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries. Our patients are seen by board-certified family medicine, infectious disease, and internal medicine doctors who emphasize compassionate and personalized service. The unique expertise of our practitioners also allows us to provide many primary care services, making us a one-stop shop for routine medical care.


Dr. Ravi Kalidindi

Hi. My name is Dr. Ravi Kalidindi. I am a Board-certified Family Medicine Physician who specializes in Urgent Care and have provided highly personalized care for my patients for several years, treating a variety of illnesses and injuries.

Years of experience: 20 years

License number: 1234567

Location: Houston, TX

Another factor that sets Lifeline Urgent Care apart from other local walk-in clinics is our unique membership plan. In addition to providing exceptionally low rates, we offer a money-saving membership plan to self-pay patients and individuals with high insurance deductibles that covers all of our services for a monthly or annual fee. Our team also accepts most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Tricare, and will be happy to explain our payment options in further detail.

Don’t delay the care you need for fear of a sky-high bill! Visit Lifeline Urgent Care in Houston for affordable urgent care any day of the week.

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Mrs. Tasha

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Lifeline Urgent Care is a go to in your time of medical need. The staff there were professional, attentive and helpful. They handled me with care and listened to my concerns. Marissa, the physician assistant was so good I wanted her as my PCP. I definitely will go back if I need urgent care. Thank you.

Frequently asked questions

Our goal is simple; we strive to provide a high level of easily accessible and affordable medical care to patients. Here are some of the frequently asked questions our clients have:

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