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do I have to pay them?

well I have pregnancy medicaid and my group is community health choice... would that pay for any other doctor,like a orthopedic doctor,or a physical therapist?

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Lovin_mybaby5

Asked by Lovin_mybaby5 at 9:22 PM on Jul. 4, 2009 in Health

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  • Yes i have the same thing and it covers everything.
    raemommy

    Answer by raemommy at 9:27 PM on Jul. 4, 2009

  • Most likely you will either need pre-authorization (which you would do through medicaid by calling them directly) or you'll need a doctor's referral. Those are specialized doctors and thus you will have to comply with your state's medicaid rules.
    TCliffman

    Answer by TCliffman at 9:27 PM on Jul. 4, 2009

  • Yes it covers, but like PP stated you will need to see your main doctor and get a referral out or you might have to pay out of pocket for unauthorized services.
    britni11

    Answer by britni11 at 11:16 PM on Jul. 4, 2009

  • I agree with them. You can't just make an appt. You have to get it pre authorization. For PT you need an order as well.
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 2:16 AM on Jul. 5, 2009

  • You MAY need a referral, check with your HMO and see what their policy is. I don't need any referral with my medicaid HMO to see a specialist and neither does my son. As long as they are covered providers I can just make an appointment.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 3:01 PM on Jul. 5, 2009

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