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I was in an automobile wreck on Sunday,1/1/2023, and the attending EMS personnel sent me in an ambulance to a hospital. My left arm has blunt fractures on both the Ulna and the Radius about 2" away from my hand, and my right ankle/leg is messed up, although there have been no X-Rays of that area thus far. The attending physician told me that I need to see an osteopathic surgeon for a final evaluation of the fractures in my arm, and they even made a recommendation of someone inside the BCBSTX plan, and made me an appointment for me this Wednesday.
QUESTION: Do I need to see my primary care provider before accepting that appointment in order to get a referral, so that BCBSTX might help pay the expenses as allowed within my plan?
Your offices are closed for the holiday and no one is answering your phones on 01/02/2023, but I would like the info ASAP so that I may get out of pain soon.
Hello, I'm sorry to hear about your accident. If you have an HMO plan you will need to see your primary care provider to get a referral to see a specialist. ~ KW
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