Hometown Keeps Expanding- Acquires Two Urgent Care Facilities in Columbus
06/05/2010

Hometown Urgent Care & Workcare Center continues on its path of aggressive expansion.

Online PR News – 05-June-2010 – – Hometown Keeps Expanding- Acquires Two Urgent Care Facilities in Columbus

Hometown Urgent Care & Workcare Center continues on its path of aggressive expansion. Now it has acquired two urgent care facilities in Columbus. The acquisitions are effective June 1, 2010. Hometown has added many new features to the newly acquired urgent cares in terms of more hours, more services, more covered insurances and more savings for the Columbus communities.

Hometown is Ohio’s largest, and one of nation’s fastest growing Urgent Care companies. In a short span of six months, Hometown has increased its presence to five Urgent care & Occ-med facilities in Columbus. Overall, Hometown has started seven new Urgent Care and Occ-med facilities in Ohio in the last six months. Hometown now operates 14 facilities in Ohio and is working on plans to expand further in the tri-state area.

“Hometown is a consumer driven company. Our patients and clients want high quality, convenient and cost-efficient healthcare models and we deliver the same. We act as one-stop for all urgent care needs for the entire family and work for our communities. Our patient satisfaction, our operating costs and efficiencies are unmatched. Plus our team of physicians, clinical and administrative & marketing team work coherently to deliver what we stand for. I think these things define our success” said Manoj Kumar, JD, CPA, Chief Executive Officer of Hometown.

“Urgent Care Industry is leading the nation in the needed change towards consumer driven, cost-effective and convenient health care models. We are glad to be one the companies participating and leading this change” added Mr. Kumar.

New features added to the newly acquired facilities include expanded coverage for patients with all insurances including Medicaid programs like Caresource and Molina. The scope of services is also expanded to add comprehensive occupational health services for the area employers besides urgent care services. Hometown’s facilities are DOT and BWC certified and offers DOT/Non-DOT drug screens, physicals, work injury care, respiratory tests, hearing tests and other employer services including services at Employers’ sites.

The hours of operations are also expanded. In addition, Hometown brings many ways to save for the families and employers of the communities. Hometown has in-house prescription program where the patients can get most of the medications at $5/-. Average dispensing time is less then 7 minutes resulting in tremendous convenience and savings of time and money for patients. For un-insured patients, the cost of office visit is only $99/-. Additional procedures or testing if required are discounted upto 40 %. In addition, savings compared to ER for minor injuries can exceed over $1,000/-. For area employers who don’t offer health insurance, they can take benefit though Hometown Discount Card which allows office visits at only $80/- per visit.

Hometown’s service model is to provide all urgent care services for family and for work in one-stop. Hometown treats all minor illnesses, such as, colds, coughs, infections, minor injuries, minor fractures, lacerations, minor burns etc…; provides non-urgent services like sport physicals flu shots and more. In addition, for the area employers, Hometown Urgent Care has an industry-leading, comprehensive Occupational Health Services. Hometown’s west Columbus is DOT and BWC certified and offers DOT/Non-DOT drug screens, physicals, work injury care, respiratory tests, hearing tests and other employer services including services at Employers’ sites.

Please visit our website at www.hometownurgentcare.com or call Chris Hale, Marketing Manager at 937-602-0483 if you should require further information.