U.S. Urgent Care Market (By Application: Acute Respiratory Infection, Injuries, Joint/Soft Tissue Issues; By Ownership) - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, Revenue, Regional Outlook and Forecast 2022-2030

Published Date : Aug 2022 | No. of Pages : 150+ Pages | Category : Healthcare

The U.S. urgent care market is expected to surpass around USD 34.95 billion by 2030, poised to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2022 to 2030

Increase in incidence of chronic diseases, rising affordability of emergency care, and growing demand for cost-effective treatment for geriatric population are factors likely to drive the market during the forecast period.

The U.S. urgent care market is expected to witness high growth in the coming years due to increasing investments by service providers and growing recognition and need to provide affordable care. In addition, growing medical coverage is anticipated to propel market growth. According to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care (PPAC) Act, 2010, approximately 32 million individuals were insured in U.S.

Various strategic initiatives such as partnerships, collaborations, mergers and acquisitions are likely to boost the urgent care market. For instance, in June 2018, CityMD acquired STAT Health to expand its services to 100 locations in New York City. This acquisition is expected to help address healthcare challenges and provide coordinated care.

Hospitals are increasing their interest in UC centers to maintain the balance between emergency and primary care in hospitals. UC centers now possess tools for diagnosis, blood testing, screening, radiology. Companies and the U.S. government, in collaboration with UC centers, organize certain wellness programs for improvement of health status of the nation’s population. Introduction of telemedicine is assisting these centers and enabling comfortable consultation for acute conditions.

Scope of The Report

Report Coverage Details
Revenue Forecast by 2030 USD 34.95 billion
Growth rate from 2022 to 2030 CAGR of 6.8%
Base Year 2021
Forecast Period 2022 to 2030
Segmentation Application, ownership
Companies Covered Concentra, Inc.; Urgent Care MSO, LLC; American Family Care; U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group.

 

Application Insights

Based on application, the market is segmented into acute respiratory infection, general symptoms, injuries, joint/soft tissue issues, digestive system issues, skin infections, urinary tract infections, ear infections, sprains, strains and fracture, influenza pneumonia, diseases of the respiratory tract, and others.

Acute respiratory infection dominated the U.S. urgent care market in 2021 and is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period. Increasing environmental pollution such as indoor air pollution from burning fuels, air pollution from traffic, tobacco smoke, and industrial sources is anticipated to contribute to the alarming rise in prevalence of respiratory conditions. This segment is also expected to register the fastest growth over the forecast period, followed by urinary tract infections.

Ownership Insights

Based on ownership, the U.S. market has been segmented into hospitals and joint ventures, corporations, physicians, and others. The hospital-owned urgent care and JV segment dominated the market in 2021 and this trend is likely to continue over the course of the forecast period.

The growth of hospital-owned urgent care centers is primarily driven by patient compliance. According to the Urgent Care Association of America, as of 2021, an estimated 16.0% of total urgent care centers were owned by hospitals and about 15.0% were opened in joint ventures with hospitals. The organization also states that UC centers will be beneficial in reducing overcrowding of emergency departments across hospitals, allowing ER doctors to focus on critical cases.

Key Players

  • Concentra, Inc.,
  • Urgent Care MSO, LLC
  • American Family Care;
  • The U.S. Health Works Medical Group

Market Segmentation

  • By Application Outlook
    • Acute respiratory infection
    • General Symptoms
    • Injuries
    • Joint/Soft Tissue Issues
    • Digestive System Issues
    • Skin Infections
    • Urinary Tract Infections
    • Ear Infections
    • Sprains, Strains, and Fracture
    • Influenza Pneumonia
    • Disease of Respiratory Tract
    • Others
  • By Ownership Outlook
    • Hospital
    • Corporation
    • Physicians
    • Others

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