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Golden Gate Urgent Care Integrating With Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care: Frequently Asked Questions

San Francisco Bay Area’s Golden Gate Urgent Care has become part of the Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care family. Read more about the announcement.

Now, both Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care patients and Golden Gate Urgent Care patients can access great care at more locations than ever, with 14 centers across the Bay Area.

Whether you’re in Mill Valley, Redwood City, Oakland or somewhere in between, you can easily receive personalized, convenient and affordable health care in your area. 

Our attentive providers, state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies ensure that you’ll always get the care you need. 

Here we’ll answer some questions you may have about how Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care and Golden Gate Urgent Care are working to bring world-class care to Bay Area residents. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is my insurance accepted at all 14 centers?

Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care is in-network with most major insurance plans, including some Medi-Cal plans. Golden Gate Urgent Care has historically accepted many of these same plans. In the vast majority of cases, your plan will be accepted at any of our 14 centers. Please call your local center to confirm your coverage if you have any questions.

Will I be charged more than I was before? 

Patients’ co-pays are based on their specific insurance plan, which will not change as a result of our combination. 

All Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care and Golden Gate Urgent Care centers will have the same self-pay rate of $250 for a visit, which includes rapid lab testing and personalized care from our network of devoted providers. 

What Golden Gate locations are part of Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care? 

All six Golden Gate Urgent Care locations are now part of Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, meaning Bay Area residents now have 14 conveniently located locations to choose from. 

Click here to access a full directory of our Bay Area centers. 

Will the hours of operation change? 

Most centers will keep the same weekday hours. However, in order to provide patients with high-quality healthcare whenever they need it, all locations will have weekend and holiday hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST starting January 2, 2019. 

Are centers open weekends, nights and holidays? 

Golden Gate Urgent Care locations will be open on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST in 2018.  In 2019, those locations will be open 365 days a year, just like Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers. 

What kind of services does Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care offer? 

We provide patients with all the same services as Golden Gate Urgent Care. Please click here to access a full list of services. 

How do I pay a bill from Golden Gate Urgent Care? 

If you visited a Golden Gate Urgent Care center on or before Friday, December 14, 2018, please pay your bill as directed by your insurance provider or discharge paperwork. If you have any questions, please call the Golden Gate Urgent Care center you visited and staff members will happily assist you.

Do I need to transfer my records? 

You do not need to do anything to transfer records between locations. Staff at any Golden Gate Urgent Care center should have access to your historical files and records and will share those with Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers. 

Will I need to pre-register again?

It is always a good idea to validate your information during the registration period. To make the transition as easy and seamless as possible, we intend to integrate some of the demographic information you’ve previously provided. 

Will there be any difference between Golden Gate Urgent Care and Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care centers?

The only difference between our two types of centers will be the name on the building. 

The convenient services, world-class medical providers, in-network insurance coverage and high-quality patient experience you’ve come to know and expect will be available at all 14 of our collective centers.

If I have been seen at a Golden Gate Urgent Care center in the past, can I visit a Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care center that is more convenient and vice versa?

Absolutely! Our goal with Golden Gate Urgent Care becoming a part of Dignity Health-GoHealth Urgent Care is to offer more convenient options for the same outstanding care our Bay Area communities expect and deserve. 

Of our 14 collective centers around the Bay Area, please visit the one that’s most convenient to you. No matter which location you choose, we are here to care for you when you need us.

We look forward to providing you and your family with exceptional care!
 

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