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Choosing a Doctor or Health Care Service

Summary

We all want high-quality health care, but it's hard to know how to choose. There are many things to consider, including

  • What your insurance covers
  • Whether a health care provider or service is accredited
  • The location of a service
  • Hours that the service is available
  • Whether you like a health care provider's personality

On this page you'll find information to help you choose a health care provider or service.

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The information on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Contact a health care provider if you have questions about your health.