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Doctor won't let me self-pay because I've "already presented" them my insurance card?

Most people have answered the explicit question about the legality (it is legal). Now, the implicit question remains: what should you do? Option 1: See another doctor. Don't present that you have ...
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Doctor won't let me self-pay because I've "already presented" them my insurance card?

Is this legal? They are basically refusing me treatment unless I pay the higher "insurance" price. It is legal, since the "list price" is likely much higher anyway and they're not ...
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Doctor won't let me self-pay because I've "already presented" them my insurance card?

Yes, it's legal. A provider is allowed to decide who they want to offer a discount to, on whatever basis they see fit, as long as they aren't discriminating against a protected class -- and "has ...
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