Maine Urgent Care and Walk-in Clinics
Maine is ranked as one of the top spenders for healthcare per person in the country. In fact, the average cost for healthcare is over $8,500 per person, per year. One reason for the high cost of healthcare in the state is because of the low number of urgent care facilities.
Urgent Care in Maine
Today there are insufficient urgent care facilities for those who need same-day urgent medical treatment in Maine. With such a high demand for urgent care centers in the state, it's no wonder that many physicians and facilities are working toward increasing the number of urgent care centers in the state. Urgent care facilities are able to take some of the pressure off of emergency rooms and allow for proper care for non-life-threatening illnesses.
Walk-in Clinics in Maine
Walk-in clinics provide patients with same-day care. These centers don't offer the same options as urgent care, but those who need to see a medical professional about mild to moderate illness or injury are able to visit the walk-in clinics in the state. One walk-in clinic in Bangor sees about 25,000 people per year. As walk-in clinics become more popular in the state, the medical costs per person are likely to start coming down, helping to improve the state's overall ranking.
Healthcare in Maine
Main is ranked 9th in the country for healthcare. With a high prevalence of both smoking and obesity, many people seek healthcare due to complications. Public health funding in the state averages about $83 per person, with a total of 1.329 million people in the state.
Maine Walk-In Clinics Facts and Stats
- Walk-in clinics in Maine
- Retail clinics in Maine
- Urgent care clinics in Maine
- Pediatric Urgent Care Clinics in Maine
- Walk-in clinics open 7 days a week in Maine
* Stats are based on the data within the Urgent Care Locations database, and do not reference outside sources.