TRENDING: AAFP Applauds Bill to Ease Direct Primary Care Payment With Letter

“Under existing interpretation of the Internal Revenue Code, patients with HSAs are prohibited from engaging in DPC arrangements with a family physician or other primary care physician,” the letter stated. “Your bill removes this barrier by allowing patients with HSAs to freely contract with physicians for DPC services.” January 24, 2017 02:21 pm | AAFP News Staff – Some family physicians might be intrigued by … Continue reading TRENDING: AAFP Applauds Bill to Ease Direct Primary Care Payment With Letter

AAFP Applauds Bill to Ease Direct Primary Care Payment With Letter

“Under existing interpretation of the Internal Revenue Code, patients with HSAs are prohibited from engaging in DPC arrangements with a family physician or other primary care physician,” the letter stated. “Your bill removes this barrier by allowing patients with HSAs to freely contract with physicians for DPC services.” January 24, 2017 02:21 pm | AAFP News Staff – Some family physicians might be intrigued by … Continue reading AAFP Applauds Bill to Ease Direct Primary Care Payment With Letter

NPR (TRENDING): Despite its potential, the direct care model faces the challenges of integration into existing payment systems and attracting more participating doctors. And navigating Medicare and Medicaid rules can deter physicians.

Would Paying Your Doctor Cash Up Front Get You Better Care? Updated January 13, 20169:59 AM ET By Shefali Luthra, NPR JANUARY 13, 2016 – A growing number of primary care doctors, spurred by frustration with insurance requirements, are bringing “health care for billionaires” to the masses, including people on Medicare and Medicaid, and state employees. It’s called direct primary care, modeled after “concierge” medical … Continue reading NPR (TRENDING): Despite its potential, the direct care model faces the challenges of integration into existing payment systems and attracting more participating doctors. And navigating Medicare and Medicaid rules can deter physicians.

NPR (TRENDING): Experiments underway to include Medicaid and Medicare patients in DPC … could help mitigate concerns about affordability, Berenson says.

Would Paying Your Doctor Cash Up Front Get You Better Care? Updated January 13, 20169:59 AM ET By Shefali Luthra, NPR JANUARY 13, 2016 – A growing number of primary care doctors, spurred by frustration with insurance requirements, are bringing “health care for billionaires” to the masses, including people on Medicare and Medicaid, and state employees. It’s called direct primary care, modeled after “concierge” medical … Continue reading NPR (TRENDING): Experiments underway to include Medicaid and Medicare patients in DPC … could help mitigate concerns about affordability, Berenson says.