My Primary Care Physician Won't Refer Me To The Specialist I Need To See. What Are My Rights Under A Managed Care Plan?

All managed care plans must have a grievance procedure for disputes involving denials of service and for dissatisfaction with care. Your benefit booklet should describe your plan`s grievance procedure. You also have a right to go outside the plan to receive services on a self­pay basis.

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