A written order from your primary care doctor for you to see a specialist or get certain medical services. In many Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), you need to get a referral before you can get medical care from anyone except your primary care doctor. If you don’t get a referral first, the plan may not pay for the services.
Finding the Right Plan with MHC
If I'm enrolled in a plan this year, do I need to shop again for next year?
Maryland Health Connection P.O. Box 857 Lanham, MD 20703.