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Primary Care

Go ahead. Live your life. Choose your primary care provider.
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Your Primary Care Provider

From checkups to treating common illnesses, primary care providers* (PCPs) take care of your routine health problems. Your PCP leads your health care team, which may include doctors, nurses, specialists, therapists, and other health caregivers.

Primary care includes:

  • Helping you live a healthy lifestyle
  • Helping prevent illness
  • Helping maintain your health
  • Counseling
  • Coordination of care
  • Patient education
  • Finding and treating new or long-term illnesses in a range of health care settings

You are the most important person in your health care. Make sure your doctor understands you and that you understand what your doctor is saying.

See Member Rights & Responsibilities for more information.

PCPs may be trained in:

  • Family Practice
  • Family Practice with Obstetrics
  • General Practice
  • Geriatric Physician
  • Internal Medicine Physician
  • Pediatrics

Other PCPs

There are other health caregivers such as nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) who also provide some primary care. This care includes annual exams, urgent care, and follow-up of ongoing health care.

Only a Medical Doctor (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic (DO), and certain Nurse Practitioners (NP) can be listed as a primary care provider on your ID card. These providers are listed as primary care providers in Find A Doctor.

View Your Benefits in MyChart

Telehealth Visits

A telehealth visit is a scheduled appointment with your provider. Telehealth visits typically use video chat. They may also be done via a telephone call. Check with your Quartz health care provider to see if you can schedule a telehealth visit.

Our telehealth/virtual visits page provides more information on telehealth visits.

*Senior Choice members do not need to choose a PCP.


Get in touch with Quartz Customer Service by sending a secured message through MyChart.