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Primary care physician (PCP)

Your main healthcare provider to treat common medical conditions, and provide preventive care and referrals to a specialist if needed.

Available to:All members. Most plans cover 100% of the costs for preventive health services with network doctors.
Can be used for:

Preventive and general health services, and when a referral to a specialist is needed.

Examples:

  • Annual checkups and consultations  

  • Physical exams        

  • Common illness and injuries     

Hours:Varies (check with your PCP's office).
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If you believe you need emergency care, call 911 or go directly to the nearest emergency room.

All provider services outlined may not be covered by your health plan. For more information and complete details on benefits, covered services or exclusions, please refer to your plan documents or call the customer service number on your Blue Shield member ID card.