I am expecting a baby soon and I just found out that my doctor’s group left my medical plan. Do we have to get a new doctor to deliver our baby?
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“Continuity of Care” is the phrase you need to find in your health insurance policy description. Most of the time anyone in advanced stages of care (pregnancy, cancer, even a recent concussion or broken bone) is protected from the struggle to find new physicians instantly. Generally, the new plan will be required to honor the payment for a limited time even if the doctor is not in the new network. Get a copy of the health insurance policy and read the “continuity of care” section.