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Can I choose my own doctors with the Fee-for-Service (FFS) plans?

Dr. Michael Roizen, MD
Internal Medicine

You may select your own doctors with the Fee-for-Service (FFS) plans. If you really want to, you could open the phone book (do people even still have them??), close your eyes, and point to a random doc. That’s because you can see any doctor of your choosing and at any time you choose (assuming the doc has availability then). That’s the beauty of a FFS plan. You get the ultimate freedom of choice.

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