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Is My Doctor in a Covered California Plan? Why “Networks” Matter

Making sure your doctor is in a Covered California plan is an important part of shopping for insurance. In this fact sheet, we explain how to find a doctor in a Covered California plan’s network. We also explain the costs involved if you go to doctors or hospitals that are not in the network.