When you sign into an er, you are placed on a list and called in order. However, the sicker u r, the faster u need to be seen.
You will be treated equally, regardless of age. The more important issue is that up to 50% of er visits could be taken care of at a gp's office or clinic, in a much better way for one tenth the cost. Increasing primary care docs will save america many 100's of billions.