Direct primary care now a benefit option for district employees, dependents
Dr. Clint Flanagan of Nexter Healthcare, Colorado
LONGMONT, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nextera Healthcare, Colorado’s first direct primary care (DPC) provider with a proven track record for successful patient outcomes, has been awarded a contract to serve St. Vrain Valley School District employees and their dependents.
Coverage for benefits-eligible district employees and their families who enrolled in Nextera Healthcare officially took effect in 2018.
Nextera Healthcare is a cost-effective and convenient relationship-based alternative to traditional fee-for-service health insurance. Members, whether enrolled individually or through an employer benefit plan, pay a flat monthly fee for comprehensive direct primary care services that afford patients more one-on-one time with their physicians and healthcare team. This includes same day or next day appointments, round-the-clock communication with physicians via phone and email, affordable in-house prescriptions and virtual specialist consultations at no additional cost. Plus, members have access to significantly discounted diagnostic laboratory, imaging services and integrative therapies like acupuncture and behavioral health.
“Nextera Healthcare has been partnering with businesses and organizations in Colorado to better meet the primary care and most urgent care needs of their employees. We are excited to be able to help employers offer more than insurance coverage by giving their employees access to care,” said Clint Flanagan, MD, founder and CEO of Nextera Healthcare. “The physicians and providers in our network are committed to bringing the human element back to the health care experience by forging meaningful relationships with St. Vrain Valley School District employees and their families.”
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With over 35 locations nationwide, 17 of them being in Colorado, Nextera Healthcare members and their families who enrolled as part of the St. Vrain Valley School District contract will be able to choose from more than 40 physicians and providers across the Nextera Healthcare network.
“St. Vrain Valley School District prides itself on being one of the fastest growing and most innovative school districts in the nation,” said Vicki Mair, benefits specialist for the district. “Our commitment to innovation extends beyond the classroom, and offering Nextera Healthcare to our employees and their families is a great example. It’s a valuable option for our employees and their families to have increased access and convenience to care without traditional co-pays and bills.”
To learn more about DPC, Nextera Healthcare, or to inquire about individual or employer membership plans, call 303-501-2600 or visit www.NexteraHealthcare.com.
About Nextera Healthcare Nextera Healthcare is a Longmont, Colorado-based direct primary care organization founded in 2009. Under the direction of CEO and founder Clint Flanagan, MD, Nextera Healthcare provides affordable access to quality health, wellness and personalized medicine programs by assessing a monthly membership fee and eliminating copays and other restrictions often imposed by traditional health plans to deliver a value-driven health care option for individuals, families and businesses. The first to offer direct primary care in Colorado, Nextera Healthcare has grown to over 35 locations in Colorado, Iowa Nebraska and the East Coast. Learn more at www.NexteraHealthcare.com
About St. Vrain Valley School District St. Vrain Valley School District is Colorado’s seventh largest school district, serving as the educational home of more than 32,000 students. The district operates 57 schools and programs that are spread across 411 square miles ranging from the Continental Divide to the plains of Colorado. The district comprises 13 communities, including: Eastern Boulder, Broomfield, Dacono, Erie, Firestone, Frederick, Hygiene, Longmont, Lyons, Mead, Niwot, Peaceful Valley, and Raymond. Find more at www.svvsd.org.
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