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How quickly can I expect to get a doctor’s appointment?

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Michigan Health Insurance – Customer Service – HMO Plans

If you're a Blue Care Network (HMO) plan member, this information will help you know what to expect when scheduling your doctor’s appointments.

As an Blue Care Network (HMO) plan member, you'll need to schedule your annual health exam with your primary care physician. This is a covered benefit of your plan.

If you haven’t chosen your primary care physician yet, please use Find a Doctor to search for a doctor that best fits your needs.

Preparing for your appointment

As you get closer to your appointment, take some notes about what you’d like to discuss with your doctor. You’ll also want to be prepared to discuss your medical history and any special needs you may have. 

In addition, your doctor will want to know about any care you’re getting from a specialist so that you can continue to receive this care.

How long can I expect to wait for an appointment?

Here’s how long you can expect to wait for an appointment with a Blue Care Network doctor:

Types of care Expect an appointment
Preventive care Within 30 days
Routine primary care Within 4 days
Follow-up care Within 14 days
Urgent care Within 2 days
Emergency care Immediately

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