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Ask Your General Physician If He or She Has Told You of All Possibilities for Treating Your Condition
Some HMOs encourage their general physicians to follow what is known as the gag rule. The gag rule, an extremely controversial matter regarding HMOs, prevents a physician from telling you about the availability of certain possibilities for the treatment of your condition.
When you believe that care beyond your general physician is required, but your general physician will not refer you for such care, it is time to turn up the gas a little. One way to do this is to make a phone call to your general physician and explain that your symptoms persist and you [...]