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Abstract: Retail clinics offer convenient, low-cost preventive health care and treatment for minor injury and illness. When a retail clinic opens, the rate of visits to the emergency room for these low-severity conditions declines for people who live in close proximity.

Keywords: Health care; Medical care;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Chicago Fed Letter

Issue: 428