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Treatment: Questions for Your Doctor

Are you trying to decide which treatment is right for you? Here are a few sample questions you might ask. Print and take this list with you to your next doctor visit.

❏  How will treatment help me? What’s the goal?

❏  What are my treatment options? Why are you recommending one over another?

❏  What are the possible benefits and risks of each treatment?

❏  What is likely to happen if I don’t get treatment?

❏  What side effects should I expect — and can they be managed?

❏  Will my benefit plan cover treatment?

Add your own questions or notes:

The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and not intended to be nor should be construed as medical or other advice. You should consult your own doctor and/or an appropriate professional to determine what may be right for you. Treatment options mentioned may not be covered by your benefit plan. Check your plan for specific coverage details.

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