Focusing on Men’s Health

men's health

When it comes to general health, there are gender differences.  While men face many of the general health issues that women also face (heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, depression), men also face some gender-specific health challenges.  Compared to women, men are more likely to: Drink more alcohol and consume more tobacco Engage in risky behaviors Not see […]

The Effective Emergency Treatment of Migraines—Up Close and Personal

We’ve talked about migraines in this space before—what they are, how they can be prevented and treated.  Now we have a real world example of what it is like to be afflicted with and what can be done to treat a migraine. A few days ago, an Instagram poster chronicled her visit to Frontline ER […]

Go Play Outside!”—Mom

It’s really no coincidence that May is when we celebrate Mother’s Day as well as National Play Outside Day.  Mom was always after us when we were children to “go play outside>” And for good reason: growing bodies need activity as well and good nutrition.  Here are a few reasons to scoot your young’uns out […]

Work, Injuries, Care and Recovery

“I’ve learned from…injury and come back even more humble.”—Troy Polamalu, former NFL player Injury in the workplace is something to be avoided yet prepared for.  And while most workplaces aren’t NFL fields of play, workplace injuries happen everywhere from offices to construction sites to kitchens. As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth […]

Wait Times, Insurance and COVID-19 Rapid Testing

During the spike of COVID-19 cases in North Texas, Frontline ER is experiencing a considerable increase in patients requesting COVID-19 testing. We have more requests for COVID-19 testing than we can see in one day, so there is a waiting time.  We are able to see 100 insurance patients in a 24-hour period.  With most […]

Your EOB and Your Frontline ER Invoice

After you’ve been treated at Frontline ER, we will submit your medical claim to your insurance company. Once the claim has been reviewed, you will receive an explanation of benefits (EOB) from your insurer. That is how the process for payment begins. Please understand that an EOB is not a bill. The EOB provides details […]

Understanding Your Health Insurance

There is a lot to learn about health insurance, and these definitions may help you understand your health plan.   Please understand that your benefits are established by your insurance company, not the medical facility. Copayment is a fixed amount set by your health insurance paid to your providers.  The copay is due at the time […]

Frontline ER Dallas Clarifies Its COVID-19 Testing Payment Policies

Frontline ER Dallas is pleased to able to offer COVID-19 Antigen testing with results provided during your visit.  However, as of October, 24, 2020, payment policies have changed with regard to insurance and out-of-pocket payments. Insurance. Insurance companies have announced varying deadlines regarding the “cost share” of payments for COVID-19 testing.  Frontline ER has established […]