Kyle belongs to an HMO (I think) which ordinarily requires a referral from
your primary care doctor before you can see anyone for a test, etc., and the
PCP has to call the specialist's office to make an initial appointment for
you. You can't do it yourself.
On Tue, 24 Sep 2002 11:28:04 -0400 Trisha Cummings <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Kyle,
> I truly don't want to sound stupid - but why
> won't they let you go to the
> radiologist? If you need it you need it. What's
> wrong with these people!
> > So what your saying is, "pain" is a GOOD
> thing, right? If so, that's a
> > good
> > thing, since this is sore as all get out. I
> have an "evaluation" by my
> > family doctor this Thursday. The insurance
> company would not let me
> > schedule directly with the radiologist or
> oncologist. What a bunch o'
> > hooey!
> > -Kyle