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Operation Turkey Day 2020
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For Thanksgiving 2020, our Frontline ER Richmond team volunteered to be a part of Operation Turkey in the Houston area. Sponsored by the Office of Veteran’s Affairs, the Frontline team was part of a joint effort with several agencies and supporting organizations.  The event fed the homeless and served meals to those who, otherwise, wouldn’t…

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Telling the Difference Between Seasonal Allergies and COVID-19
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With allergy season coinciding with the global pandemic, it bears repeating that we should all consider the similarities and differences between the symptoms for the two afflictions. Before you run off to be tested, consider which symptoms go with with which illness.  Let’s list the symptoms of each and those they have in common (data…

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Your EOB and Your Frontline ER Invoice
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After you’ve been treated at Frontline ER, we will submit your medical claim to your insurance company. Once the claim has been reviewed, you will receive an explanation of benefits (EOB) from your insurer. That is how the process for payment begins. Please understand that an EOB is not a bill. The EOB provides details…

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Understanding Your Health Insurance
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There is a lot to learn about health insurance, and these definitions may help you understand your health plan.   Please understand that your benefits are established by your insurance company, not the medical facility. Copayment is a fixed amount set by your health insurance paid to your providers.  The copay is due at the time…

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Frontline ER Richmond Clarifies Its COVID-19 Testing Payment Policies
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Frontline ER Richmond is pleased to able to offer COVID-19 Antigen testing with results provided during your visit.  However, as of October, 24, 2020, payment policies have changed with regard to insurance and out-of-pocket payments. Insurance. Insurance companies have announced varying deadlines regarding the “cost share” of payments for COVID-19 testing.  Frontline ER has established…

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RAPID 15 Minute Covid-19 Test*
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No Appointment, Walk Ins Welcome *Covid Tests are  processed in 15 minutes; Wait times will vary depending on patient volume. Antigen Rapid COVID-19 Testing Walk Ins Only – No appointment necessary  Open 24/7 for Insurance and Self Pay DALLAS Walk ins Welcome – No Appointment Accepted  Results provided during your visit. Open 24/7 for Covid…

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COVID-19 – Frontline FAQ
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COVID-19 Frontline FAQ Are you testing for COVID-19? Yes, we offer the ANTIGEN RAPID TEST.  The processing time for this test takes 15 minutes and you will have your results during your visit. Is it safe to visit Frontline ER with non-COVID-19 symptoms? Yes, we are screening all patients at the door and have specific instructions…

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TRUE OR FALSE – COVID-19
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TRUE OR FALSE – COVID-19 Someone could feel perfectly healthy and still have COVID-19? TRUE OR FALSE? The answer is true. Some people develop fever, cough and/or difficulty breathing, while others may show no symptoms at all.  Some symptoms may be minimal like the loss of taste and smell.  t is important to note that you can…

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COVID-19 15 MIN Test
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RAPID 15 Minute Covid-19 Test* No Appointment, Walk Ins Welcome *Covid Tests are  processed in 15 minutes; Wait times will vary depending on patient volume. Antigen Rapid COVID-19 Testing Walk Ins Only – No appointment necessary  Open 24/7 for Insurance and Self Pay DALLAS Walk ins Welcome – No Appointment Accepted  Results provided during your…

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Immediate emergency care
Prescription Pains: How to Handle Your Meds
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Prescription Pains: How to Handle Your Meds If we are in pain, it may interfere with our daily activities, be it at home with daily chores or at work, and may limit our quality of work.  This is where prescription medications come in as they can be used to help relieve pain, which may provide…

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Pesky Ringing in the Ears? 10 Tips
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Pesky Ringing in the Ears? 10 Tips Ringing in the ears, or tinnitus as it is also referred to, is something that we may have experienced at one time or the other; probably after a concert. However, contrary to popular belief, tinnitus doesn’t always sound like a ringing sensation in the ears as it can…

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Health check ups for kids
10 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health
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10 Ways to Improve Your Heart Health While there can be no denying the importance of our hearts to our normal body functioning, this importance is usually brought into even sharper focus when you suffer issues and complications with your heart such as heart disease, heart attacks among others. Heart health is important since issues…

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