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Emergency Care at Hendrick

When emergencies occur, Waters Emergency Care Center at Hendrick and Hendrick Emergency Care Center South are ready to help. As the only Level III Trauma Center in the area, we treat patients of all ages for a wide range of conditions including broken bones, illnesses, stroke, heart attack and trauma. With Joint Commission Disease-Specific Certification for Acute Myocardial Infarction and Advanced Certification for stroke, our emergency care centers ensure that our patients will receive the same kind of care they would in a larger city. Our two locations offer around the clock expert care to the community.

Waters Emergency Care Center
Hendrick Medical Center
1900 Pine St., Abilene
325-670-2151

Hendrick Emergency Care Center South
Hendrick Medical Plaza
5302 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene
325-307-6351

About Hendrick Emergency Care Center South

  • Hendrick Medical Center Satellite Emergency Department:
    Notice Pursuant to Texas Health and Safety Code Section 241.252. NOTICE OF FEES:
    • This facility is a freestanding emergency medical care facility;
    • This facility charges rates comparable to a hospital emergency room and may charge a facility fee;
    • This facility or a physician providing medical care at the facility may not be a participating provider in the patient's health benefit plan provider network; and
    • That a physician providing medical care at the facility may bill separately from the facility for the medical care provided to a patient.
  • Hendrick Medical Center’s Satellite Emergency Department is affiliated with Hendrick Medical Center and is In Network with the following insurance carriers:

**IN NETWORK INSURANCE**

  • COMMERCIAL HEALTH PLANS
  • AETNA
  • BCBSTX PPO (Blue Choice)
  • BCBSTX HMO (Blue Essentials)
  • CHIP (both Molina and Superior Health Plan)
  • CIGNA
  • FIRSTCARE HEALTH PLANS
  • FIRST HEALTH / COVENTRY PPO
  • FIRST HEALTH / COVENTRY WORKERS COMP
  • HEALTHSMART PREFERRED CARE
  • HUMANA CHOICECARE PPO
  • MULTIPLAN
  • OMNI NETWORK
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
  • SOUTHWEST LIFE & HEALTH PPO (Firstcare PPO)
  • TRICARE (Humana MHS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • MEDICAID PLANS
  • AMERIGROUP - STAR, STAR+PLUS, STAR Kids
  • FIRSTCARE STAR
  • SUPERIOR HEALTH PLAN - STAR, STAR+PLUS, STAR Kids
  • MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS (Medicare Replacement Plans)
  • AETNA MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
  • CARE IMPROVEMENT PLUS (aka United Medicare Solutions)
  • HUMANA MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
  • STERLING LIFE MEDICARE ADVANTAGE

When to seek emergency care for a child

It can be difficult to know when to take your sick or injured child to an urgent care center or emergency room. Click here for information to help make an informed decision about the most appropriate care for your child.

When to seek emergency care for an adult

Not all injuries or illnesses require emergency care. Click here for more information to help choose the most appropriate facility for your medical care.