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IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CITY OF FORT PIERCE EMPLOYEES AND FAMILIES

All employees and their dependents that are covered by the City of Fort Pierce insurance plan may now be treated at any Physicians Immediate Care Center with no out of pocket expense.

An agreement between City of Fort Pierce and Physicians Immediate Care went into effect January 2015 to provide not only urgent care walk-in services but your primary care as well. Below is an outline of some of the services we will provide for you:

  • Regular Primary Care Physician Visits with an appointment at our Southwestern PSL or Ft. Pierce locations.
  • Urgent Care visits to include:
    • X-Rays
    • Visual Acuity
    • Audiometric
    • Nebulizer Treatments
    • IV Hydration
    • Selected Intravenous/Intramuscular Medication
    • Laceration Repairs
    • Initial Fracture Treatment
    • Abscess Treatment
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Foreign Body Removal if Eye or Skin
    • Lesion Removal
    • Burn Treatment
    • Strep Screen
    • Mono Screen
    • Urinalysis
    • Urine and Serum Pregnancy
    • Influenza Testing
    • Selected Diagnostic Ultrasound (as indicated)
  • *Annual Health Risk Assessment/Wellness Examination to include:
    • Complete Physical Examination
    • CBC
    • CMP
    • Lipid Panel (Cholesterol)
    • TSH (Thyroid)
    • EKG
    • Urinalysis
    • Chest X-Ray
    • Spirometry
  • Generic prescription medications to include:
    • Antibiotics
    • Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatories
    • Ear and Eye Medications
    • Cough Medications
    • Diabetic
    • Blood pressure Medication
    • Topical Skin Ointments
    • Gastrointestinal
    • Mental Health
    • Cholesterol

Appointments are currently available for primary care visits at our Fort Pierce office and Paar Center location from 9:00am until 5:00pm. If you would like to schedule your initial appointment please call the office which is most convenient for you and identify yourself as an employee of City of Fort Pierce. You will need to bring a photo ID and your insurance card (only for verification of eligibility; no insurance claim will be filed and you will not be asked for a copayment) on the day of your appointment. HIPAA applies to all office visits and examinations. Unless a signed HIPAA release is on file only patient will have access to these records.

You may also walk in for urgent care visits at any time to any of our 5 locations. If you have any questions please feel free to contact any of our facilities.

Remember we are open 7 days per week for your convenience Monday-Friday 8:00am until 8:00pm and Saturday –Sunday 8:00am until 5:00pm.

SPECIFIC EXCLUSIONS FROM CONTRACT

These services are considered “self-pay” only: School physicals, sport physicals, PPD(tuberculosis skin test) and immunizations.

These services will be filed to your insurance: Pre-surgical clearance examinations, “send out” labs performed during urgent care visits, “send out” labs performed during primary care visits, *all “send out” labs performed during annual wellness exams other than those listed above.

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