Same-day primary care appointments are often available for established patients, too.
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I need care today. Where should I go?
When you aren’t feeling well and need care today, we have several options to choose from.
$49. Care for minor illnesses via mobile app or webcam
$65. Same-day care for minor illnesses. Walk-in or book a slot online.
Same-day care for orthopaedic injuries. Walk-in or book a slot online.
For non-life threatening medical needs. View wait times.
On-Demand Video Visit
$49. No hidden fees. No appointment needed. Get treated without leaving your home. Receive virtual care via webcam for common conditions - flu/cold, rashes, bladder infection, etc. Learn more.
When to choose FastCare
Similar to walk-in care, FastCare® offers adults and children older than 18 months same-day in-person care, as an alternative to urgent care. For your convenience, you can view available times and book online or walk-in for the next available appointment. The cost for a FastCare visit is $65.
FastCare® offers treatment of the conditions listed below. Age restrictions apply for selected services. If you book an appointment online, a member of our care team will contact you to complete the registration process and discuss video visit options if appropriate.
- Bladder infections (females, 12 years and older)
- Cold and flu symptoms
- Cold sores
- Ear infections
- Flu shots
- Insect bites
- Minor burns
- Musculoskeletal aches and strains
- Nausea and vomiting
- Physicals (camp, school, sport)
- Pink eye
- Poison ivy
- Sinus infections
- Sore throat
- Swimmer’s ear
- Upper respiratory infections
- Yeast infections
The following lab services, tests and treatments are also available.
- Nebulizer treatment
- Pregnancy test
- Rapid strep
- TB skin testing
Consider FastCare® as an option when you need care for a small health problem and you are unable to see your primary care provider. It's a more affordable option than a hospital emergency room or urgent care clinic for basic medical services and common, non-life-threatening conditions.
Cost and Insurance
Your visit will never be more than $65, including basic labs, with or without insurance. Most insurances are accepted, and your office co-pay will be determined by your insurance. Care is provided by Froedtert & MCW nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
When to choose Ortho Now
Ortho Now is similar to Urgent Care. While Urgent Care treats many different illnesses and injuries, Ortho Now provides immediate care to patients needing orthopaedic care by orthopaedic specialists. Most major insurance is accepted and charges the same co-pay as a doctor's office visit, which is generally less expensive than an emergency department or Urgent Care co-pay.
Common Conditions We Treat
Our providers specialize in treating the following conditions in patients 13 years of age or older.
- Sprains and strains
- Possible fractures
- Minor dislocations
- Painful, swollen or injured joints
- Sports injuries
- Work-related injuries
Ortho Now does not treat chronic pain, non-orthopaedic problems, open wounds or severe fractures. Please visit the Emergency Department or schedule an appointment with your primary care provider. Our staff will not prescribe refills for narcotic pain medication.
What to Expect at My Appointment
At Ortho Now, you will be seen by a provider who specializes in orthopaedic care. Your injury will be assessed, a diagnosis will be provided and your injury will be treated. If necessary, X-rays will be ordered. If your provider determines that a specialist is needed to best treat your condition, a referral will be expedited to one of our board-certified orthopaedic physicians.
Ortho Now FAQs
Do I need a referral?
Please check with your insurance carrier to determine if you need a referral to be seen by a specialist.
What insurance is accepted at Ortho Now?
Ortho Now accepts most major insurance plans. Please check with your insurance plan to determine if the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin health network is an in-network provider.
Do I need to do anything if I am a new patient to the Froedtert & MCW health network?
Yes. After you secure your appointment via the website or app, you will need to call 414-339-3077 to pre-register if you are a NEW patient to the Froedtert & MCW health network.
What is the co-pay?
Is it due at the time of visit? Ortho Now charges the same co-pay as a doctor's office visit, which is generally less expensive than an emergency department or Urgent Care co-pay. If your plan requires a co-pay, it will be collected at the time of your visit.
Does Ortho Now treat children and adults?
Ortho Now treats individuals 13 years of age and older, whether hurt during a sporting event, slipping on the ice or participating in a recreational activity.
Who are the health care professionals staffing Ortho Now?
Ortho Now is staffed by physicians, nurse practitioners and physicians assistants who are specially trained in orthopaedic injuries. Additional staff may include nurses, medical assistants and X-ray personnel to facilitate your care.
Who do I follow up with after my Ortho Now visit?
By coming directly to Ortho Now, you will have access to orthopaedic and sports medicine specialists if follow-up care is required. Our staff will coordinate an appointment for you with one of our providers prior to you leaving Ortho Now, if you choose. This allows for a seamless approach to your care from your Ortho Now visit through the follow-up care our team provides.
Will Ortho Now notify my family doctor of my visit?
The providers at Ortho Now will complete a clinical note documenting the care and treatment you received. This information will be forwarded to your family doctor or primary care physician.
When to choose Urgent Care
Urgent Care offers convenient, walk-in care service to patients of all ages for sudden illnesses or injuries that should be treated the same day, but aren’t considered emergencies. Our Urgent Cares are staffed by board-certified physicians as well as highly trained physician assistants and advanced nurse practitioners, and offer on-site x-ray, CT scan, and ultrasound as well as comprehensive laboratory test capabilities.
Common Conditions We Treat
- Non-severe respiratory tract infections
- Sinus congestion
- Sore throat
- Minor burn injuries
- Foreign body removal
- Mild to moderate asthma flare-ups
- Non-severe abdominal pain
- After hours minor occupational injuries
- Bladder infections
- Sprains, strains, and minor fractures
- Non-complex skin lacerations
- Non-severe skin infections, including small abscesses
- Small bite wounds
- Minor allergic reactions
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Head injuries without loss of consciousness