You have more options to get your health care when and where you need it
May 08, 2020
After two months in quarantine, many of our patients have questions about prioritizing their health needs. And as individual circumstances change, there are questions about health plans accepted at ARC. Our doctors and staff have answers. For 40 years we have kept our promise to provide quality and convenient care to the community and we continue to be here for you.
ARC remains open and safe for all specialties and services
All ARC clinics have remained open with strict precautionary measures, since the start of this pandemic, to maintain a safe environment. It’s clear Covid-19 will remain with us for some time, so we will continue to maintain health and safety protocols at our clinics.
It is the best way to protect our patients, physicians, and staff, while also providing accessible and reliable care for you. This includes wearing proper protective equipment, asking patients and visitors to wear masks, and screening everyone before entering our clinics to keep patients with viral symptoms separate from well patients. Read more.
We can help with individualized decisions for procedures and surgeries
Due to the pandemic, many people have had to delay procedures and surgeries. Everyone has individual considerations about timing for scheduling these again. Feel free to book a telemedicine or in-clinic visit with your doctor to discuss your particular situation. Schedule online.
Stay up to date on well visits, chronic care, and cancer screenings
We encourage you to stay up to date on your preventive and chronic-care visits, especially during this time when you want to maintain your overall health. Patients with high-blood pressure need to keep it under control, children need their vaccines, and adults of all ages need to continue cancer screenings and checkups. That is why we maintain separate waiting areas and exam rooms to keep you safe, and offer wellness Saturdays for well-woman and well-child checks only. Schedule online.
Covid-19 drive-up testing is here to stay as long as this pandemic lasts
- If you have symptoms of Covid-19, you can book a telemedicine visit to determine if you should be tested.
- If your doctor indicates a test is needed, you can come to any ARC drive-up testing site.
- If it is determined you need additional tests, staff will direct you to our on-site lab or radiology services or book you an appointment with minimal wait time to see a doctor at that clinic.
You have options with in-clinic or telemedicine visits
Whether you are a new or established patient, you can choose to see a doctor in the clinic or by telemedicine, with a phone or video visit. We will do our best to meet your needs. There may be some conditions that must be seen in the clinic and we will be sure to let you know in advance or after an initial telemedicine visit. Read more.
Keeping your ARC doctor if your health plan changes
We appreciate your loyalty to ARC. If you have recently lost your health insurance and are looking for a new plan, please make sure the plan you choose is accepted at ARC so you can keep your doctor. We accept over 50 plans, including Health Insurance Exchange plans.
View accepted plans on our website or call ARC-INFO at 512-272-4636.
We also thank YOU
Austin Regional Clinic extends our heartfelt thanks to YOU — our patients and community members — for your generous outpouring of support for our healthcare providers.
Your support keeps us working tirelessly to give the highest standard of care for all those in need.