We understand how frustrating it is to wait. Especially when you need health care.
That’s why we work with providers who offer same-day appointments.
Our Health Care Advocates can help you with scheduling. Just call 412-DOCTORS (412-362-8677) by 11 AM. You’ll be offered a same-day appointment with the right caregiver for your needs.
The doctor you request may not be available on the day you call. You'll be offered an appointment with a doctor, specialist, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner who has an available appointment.
If you need care as soon as possible, go to the nearest emergency room. Or dial 911.
You must call by 11 a.m. Monday - Friday to get an appointment that same day. Appointments with behavioral health specialists can be limited.
A same-day appointment may not be available if you request to see a specific doctor, including your primary care physician. Health Care Advocates can help schedule the next available appointment with your doctor.
Walk-ins are welcome for X-rays and lab work at some freestanding clinics. Health Care Advocates can help locate one near you. You'll need to schedule ahead for procedures, including MRIs, CTs, mammograms, and surgeries.
Always check whether you need a referral for a specialty same-day appointment. Review your benefits or ask a Health Care Advocate for help.
Call 412-DOCTORS (412-362-8677) to schedule a same day appointment.
Same-day primary care appointments are available in these counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Mercer, Washington and Westmoreland.
Same-day specialty appointments are available in these counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland.
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