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No Surprise Medical Bills from Us!

No Surprise Medical Bills from Us!

No Surprise Medical Bills from Us! Never Worry About Surprise Medical Bill Every Again   The biggest fear for many patients who need emergency care is the prospect of receiving a surprise medical bill or balance bill afterward. Thanks to the No Surprises Act, which went into effect on January 2022, you no longer have to worry about receiving a surprise medical bill.   What Are Surprise Bills?   Most surprise bills happened because you needed emergency care and visited a healthcare provider that was not part of your insurer’s network. However, even if you did go to an ER...

Diet Pills Emergencies. They Can Send you to the ER

Diet Pills Emergencies. They Can Send you to the ER

Diet Pills Emergencies   Obesity continues to rise in the United States, with the latest statistics showing that 41.9% of Americans are obese. Along with those extra pounds, obesity also increases the likelihood of severe health conditions, including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In an effort to lose weight and become healthier, many turn to weight loss supplements and prescription drugs for help. But unfortunately, many of these supplements and medications hold hidden dangers to your health.   The Hidden Dangers of Diet Pills   You can buy most weight loss supplements without a prescription. And because we see...

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2023

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2023

Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for 2023   The beginning of a new year is an excellent time to set your health goals, give up some bad habits, and generally live a happier, healthier life. However, setting healthy New Year’s Resolutions that you can achieve is not always easy. If you are unsure where to begin, we have a list of health goals for you to consider.   #5 Achieve a Healthy Weight   Many of us want to lose weight, but remember that how we lose those extra pounds is more important than how much we lose. Before you set...

Texas Law Covers Traffic Accidents to the ER

Texas Law Covers Traffic Accidents to the ER

Been In A Car Accident? Don’t Worry; Texas Law Covers You   While nobody wants to be a victim of a traffic accident, they happen no matter how careful we try to be on the road. Fortunately, Texas law guarantees all car crash victims access to emergency medical care, regardless of their insurance plan.   Traffic Accidents by the Numbers   The most recent report by The Texas Department of Transportation shows the alarming statistics of vehicle accidents in our state. Here are some of the most relevant figures: One person dies every hour and fifty-seven minutes One person suffers...

December Holiday Emergencies to Avoid

December Holiday Emergencies to Avoid

  ‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and celebration. Unfortunately, at the ER, it’s also one of the busiest times of the year. With most of us running to put up decorations, rushing to buy the perfect gift for our loved ones, entertaining out-of-town guests, and planning fun New Year’s Eve parties, it’s no surprise our ER sees a spike in visits during this month. To help keep you and your family out of the ER these last few days of December, we’ve put together a list of prevention tips for the common December holiday emergencies.     At RapidCare...

Cold the Flu or COVID-19?

Cold the Flu or COVID-19?

  Is it a Cold, the Flu, or COVID-19? Recognizing the Symptoms Respiratory infection season is in full swing, leaving us wondering if we have a cold, the flu, or COVID-19. All three illnesses have similarities and overlapping symptoms making it difficult to know which you have without a medical exam. Let’s explore these respiratory illnesses and learn their most common symptoms to help you know what to do and when to seek medical help. What Causes the Common Cold, The Flu, and COVID-19 All three conditions are viral infections caused by different viruses. Cold: More than 200 viruses can result...