“As implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues, more Americans than ever before will have access to health insurance. The next step is choosing a physician. By taking time to assess your needs and ask the proper questions, you can find the right physician for you and your family, which can lead to a healthier future.”
Draion M. Burch, DO, “Dr. Drai”
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Some initial questions to ask when choosing a physician:
- Does the physician's office take your insurance plan?
- Is it located close to your home or work?
- Does it offer evening or weekend office hours, or do the hours fit your schedule?
- If your physician is unavailable for an appointment, can he or she recommend another physician who can see you?
Learn about other factors to consider when finding a physician who meets the unique needs of you and your family.
Understanding the ACA
Learn more about implementation of the Affordable Care Act with these resources:
AOA: What Patients Should Know