Primary Care Physician (PCP)

A doctor of medicine (MD), doctor of osteopathy (DO) or other health care professional who: (1) is duly licensed and qualified under the laws of the relevant jurisdiction to render contracted services; (2) is a participating provider and (3) meets the credentialing standards of Health Net for designation as a PCP and who provides for continuity of care and 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week availability to beneficiaries.