The Q.care app is an on-demand after-hours pediatric urgent care service for a FREE nurse triage or a house call. With just a touch of a button, our experienced pediatric specialists will be at your home to treat, diagnose and prescribe medication if needed. Your child will receive a complete history and physical as well as any diagnostic test needed without ever leaving the comfort of their couch. Q.care treats a wide variety of childhood common conditions from age birth to 18 years old, including in-home strep and flu tests. Q.care is available weekdays, 2 – 10 PM and weekends, 8 AM – 10 PM.
* Hours of operation vary by market
PediaQ launched in North Texas in May 2015 and now serves families in Dallas, Houston and Austin.
DFW Communities: McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Plano, Lewisville, Flower Mound, Carrollton, Coppell, Addison, Richardson, Grapevine, Southlake, Westlake, Roanoke, Keller, Colleyville, Preston Hollow, Park Cities, surrounding areas.
North Houston Communities: The Woodlands, Spring, Klein, Conroe.
North Austin: Cedar Park, Leander, Round Rock.
- Once you download the free app, you make a personal profile and fill out all of your personal and family information, including medical histories
- Store your credit card information securely on the Q.care app
- When your child gets sick, you can request a visit by a licensed and experienced Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in your geographical area
- Within minutes, the NP will respond and you will receive her picture and background information on your app, followed by a free phone consultation
- Within one hour, the NP arrives at your door, ready to assess, diagnose, treat, and if needed, prescribe medication for your child
Yes, PediaQ now accepts most major insurance plans. PediaQ does not accept Medicaid.
As with any other medical visits, your insurance provider will determine services that are covered by your plan. PediaQ will submit a claim to your insurance provider and notify you of any services that were not covered.
Fees that are the responsibility of the user may include co-pays, deductibles, convenience fee, prescription pick-up fee, or other fees that are not reimbursable by your manages care insurance carrier.
Cost is your urgent care co-pay* + convenience fee ($25).
* If there’s no urgent care co-pay listed on your card, it’s a $75 co-pay charge.
Q.care is your go-to solution for after-hours pediatric urgent care. While other providers may provide great pediatric care, only Q.care can provide this great pediatric care in your home. Instead of fighting traffic and long delays in a crowded waiting room with many other sick children, with Q.care your child can now remain in the safety and comfort of their home.
Q.care is available Weekdays 2pm-10pm & Weekends 8am-10pm.
PediaQ treats children from birth to 18 years old.
PediaQ treats a wide variety of common childhood conditions. PediaQ nurse practitioners carry a medial bag that was specifically designed to treat pediatric care in the home. In additional to providing treatments, PediaQ can also perform on-site flu, strep and other tests in your home (see what we treat).
If your child needs a prescription, one will be called in for you at the end of your visit.
After requesting a visit, a PediaQ Pediatric Specialists will call the mobile number you provided in the registration process to consult with you about your child’s condition. If for any reason, you determine at the end of the free phone consultation that a house call visit is not required, there is no charge for the phone consultation.
PediaQ urgent care house calls are conducted by highly skilled and experienced nurse practitioners that specialize in pediatrics. With the advanced training and skill set to perform most of the functions of a primary care physician – including writing prescriptions – nurse practitioners excel in the areas of compassion, patience, and communication.
PediaQ is staffed with the highest quality pediatric focused nurse practitioners in the market, and most have 5-10+ years of pediatric experience. PediaQ requires all nurse practitioners to complete our training program to become Q Certified prior to joining the PediaQ team. In addition, all PediaQ nurse practitioners have passed a vigorous interview and screening process including: all medical credential verifications, federal and state criminal checks, sex offender checks, and motor vehicle violations.
PediaQ carries malpractice insurance that covers all PediaQ nurse practitioners.
If you have a valid credit card associated with your health savings account (HSA), you can use it as the form of payment for all of your PediaQ visits.
PediaQ’s cash pay pricing is very competitive to pediatric urgent care centers. A Q Standard visit is $150. Additional fees may include:
- Each Additional Patient: $50
- On-Site Tests: $25
- Inhalants: $35
- Lab Work: $50
- Medical Glue: $40
- Injections: $40