“It [DPC] slashes the cost of providing excellent care,” said Kobach. “The $3.2 billion we are spending for 400,000 people would go down to $1.3 billion.
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By Ben Kuebrich • 16 hours ago
Direct primary care, also known as concierge medicine, is an emerging healthcare delivery model. It’s an alternative to traditional healthcare where doctors bill insurance companies for each procedure or prescription. Instead, doctors charge patients a periodic fee for primary care services. Advocates of the system say it can save money by reducing administrative costs.