Find a Specialist

Most visits to a specialist require a referral from your primary care physician. Primary care physicians typically refer patients to specialists within their provider group, but will also make referrals to other physicians in your health plan's network.

Find an HUHS specialist

Search for a specialist at one of the HUHS locations.

Find an Atrius Health Specialist

Search for a specialist at one of the Atrius Health medical group locations:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Specialist Network

To find a specialist in your network, visit the Blue Cross Blue Shield website. You can search for a specialist by name, specialty, or location. Be sure to discuss your need to see a specialist with your primary care physician prior to making an appointment.

  • HMO, POS, and POS Plus plans - HMO Blue network
  • HDHP plan - PPO network

POS, POS Plus, and HDHP Members

Harvard University Group Health Plan POS, POS Plus, and HDHP members have the flexibility to self-refer and visit a specialist without an authorized referral from their primary care physician. If you self-refer, you will have higher out-of-pocket costs. Review your Benefit Description for more details.

Specialty Services that Do Not Require a Referral

  • Behavioral Health outpatient office visits
  • Chiropractor
  • OB/GYN
  • Ophthalmologist (routine eye exam)