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How to get a referral when your primary care doctor will not refer you?

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Dr. Helen Gray
Family Medicine
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In brief: Communicate

If your provider isn't meeting your needs you can always switch providers.
Have you spoken to your provider? There may be a legitimate medical reason for not providing the referral. Maybe there is a lack of communication as to the reason for the referral. Otherwise i'd you have the type of insurance requiring referral you may be stuck.

In brief: Communicate

If your provider isn't meeting your needs you can always switch providers.
Have you spoken to your provider? There may be a legitimate medical reason for not providing the referral. Maybe there is a lack of communication as to the reason for the referral. Otherwise i'd you have the type of insurance requiring referral you may be stuck.
Dr. Helen Gray
Dr. Helen Gray
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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine

In brief: Discuss with Insuran

Isurances prefer your primary care to treat you as much as possible, unless it's beyond his expertise.
Revisit your primary again if he can not treat you , he will refer you . Or else call your insurance.

In brief: Discuss with Insuran

Isurances prefer your primary care to treat you as much as possible, unless it's beyond his expertise.
Revisit your primary again if he can not treat you , he will refer you . Or else call your insurance.
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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