Q&A: Can My Doctor Deny A Referral Request?

doctor and nurseQ: Can a doctor deny his patients a referral or refuse to sign off on something because he feels a treatment is unnecessary? – Mary M.




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A: Yes, it is the doctor’s prerogative what referrals they give or do not sign off on. If you have an issue with your doctor’s decision perhaps you should seek a second opinion or find a new doctor.


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