Nine Essential Topics To Discuss With Your Doctor

Communication with your providers is important to your wellness and health care experience.

Try this checklist!
To help you get the most from each visit, talk with your providers about:

  • Concerns with getting the care, tests or treatments you need.
  • When you will get results from labs, X-rays or other tests.
  • Scheduling routine care appointments in advance.
  • Where and how to get urgent care when you need it.
  • Coordinating the care you are receiving from other doctors or specialists.
  • Difficulties getting appointments with a specialist, if needed.
  • Any prescription medications you are taking.
  • Issues getting the medicines your provider prescribes.
  • Getting a flu shot — and why it’s important.