Stats, “DPC Fees Creeping Into Concierge Medicine Territory”

“So where does the line exist between charging too much vs. not charging enough? Shouldn’t the line be drawn between how many practices stay open to deliver this this type of care and those that don’t? If we “zoom out” from this discussion and think about the long-term value of these models, the conversation needs to be broadened. Both models will benefit from continuous transparency, … Continue reading Stats, “DPC Fees Creeping Into Concierge Medicine Territory”

Schimpff, MD: Direct primary care does not equate to patient abandonment

By Stephen C. Schimpff, MD Jun 18, 2018 Editor’s Note: Welcome to Medical Economics’ blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform. The opinions below are that of the author … Continue reading Schimpff, MD: Direct primary care does not equate to patient abandonment

EP. 199 | 2018 HSAs, PCEA and Direct Primary Care (DPC) Legislative Overview

“#HR6199 passed the House by a vote of 277-142! Thank you to all those that sent letters to @WaysandMeansGOP and your House Rep. This wouldn’t have been possible without everyone’s hard work.Thanks to all who contributed to this important effort. It’s a great step forward for patients and America’s health care system Another thank you to @RepErikPaulsen and @repblumenauer. Now on 2 the Senate!” ~The … Continue reading EP. 199 | 2018 HSAs, PCEA and Direct Primary Care (DPC) Legislative Overview

CNBC, Policy, News: The Trump administration could make fee-based doctors more affordable for seniors

The Trump administration could make fee-based doctors more affordable for seniors Concierge medicine and other fee-based primary care practices make up less than 10 percent of physician practices. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services put out a request for information to health-care providers to see how the Trump administration could help fund access to some fee-based practices for Medicare patients. Medicare has been trying … Continue reading CNBC, Policy, News: The Trump administration could make fee-based doctors more affordable for seniors