Glossary

Where Do I Go for Care?

Get the right care for your condition. If your doctor is not available, it doesn’t mean you should automatically go to the emergency room (ER), which can be very expensive and might not even be covered by your plan if it’s not considered an emergency. If you need care, ask yourself these questions:

Emergency

Having a good relationship with a PCP is an important part of receiving the best care possible. You can use HMSA’s handy Find a Doctor tool to find the right PCP for you.

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