If you’ve relocated to a new area recently, changed insurance plans or are simply not satisfied with your current primary care doctor, it may be time to search for a new family physician. While this may seem like a simple task that requires little thought or effort, it’s actually a very important decision for you and your family. Here are three things to consider when you switch to a new doctor.
Start your search by deciding if proximity to the school, work or home matters most to you. (For options in Houston, Texas, click here.) You’ll also want to research which types of insurance the office accepts to avoid out of network costs and fees. Finally, make sure the practice accepts patients of a particular age, depending on your family’s specific needs.
Doctor to Patient Ratio
You’ll need to find out which doctors are accepting new patients, …