NextCare Holdings, Inc. Acquires FirstChoice Urgent Care of Greater Albemarle

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – (March 4, 2015) – NextCare Holdings, Inc. – one of the nation’s leading providers of urgent care medicine and occupational medical services – announces the acquisition of FirstChoice Urgent Care in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. This clinic brings the total number of NextCare Urgent Care-operated facilities throughout the state to ten.

“We are pleased to have FirstChoice Urgent Care join the NextCare family, and to be able to continue to offer the Elizabeth City community the high quality and convenient health care that FirstChoice has provided for many years,” said John Julian, CEO of NextCare Holdings.

The acquisition was finalized in December 2014 and the FirstChoice Urgent Care clinic officially began operating under NextCare Holdings on Dec. 30. The clinic is located at:

615 S. Hughes Blvd.
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

To celebrate FirstChoice’s joining the NextCare family, the clinic will hold a community ribbon-cutting event - open to the public - on March 19 at 12:00 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served and gifts will be provided to attendees.

This clinic marks the first in an alliance between FirstChoice Urgent Care and NextCare Holdings. The two entities have formed a partnership to ensure patients have a complete continuum of care.

The Elizabeth City clinic is now open Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. The facility accepts most insurance plans, including Aetna, Assurant Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, Mail Handlers, Medcost, Medicaid, Medicare and Tricare.

NextCare Holdings is actively expanding in new and existing markets. Notably, the company celebrated its 21st anniversary in October 2014 and expanded into its 11th U.S. state in February. For more information on acquisitions, email Jeff Gerlach, senior vice president of business development for NextCare, at jeffgerlach@nextcare.com. For more information about the company and its clinics, please visit www.NextCare.com or call 888-381-4858.

About NextCare Holdings

NextCare Holdings, Inc. is one of the nation’s largest providers of urgent care and occupational medical services, with an emphasis on a comprehensive approach called Full Circle Care that ensures patients experience the highest level of care, from reception to recovery. NextCare Holdings operates 119 urgent care facilities in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, North Carolina, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia and Wyoming. For more information, please visit www.NextCare.com or call 888-381-4858. For the latest news, follow NextCare on Twitter (@NextCare) and Facebook.

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