Some New Mexico doctors turn to ‘concierge’ service By Rebecca Moss | April 2019 Concierge health care began nearly two decades ago as an elite service, providing in-depth and specialized care for wealthy clients. Specialized doctors in big cities can charge more than $5,000 or $10,000 for annual memberships. But more middle-class models have since emerged, and the subscription-based service is even used as an … Continue reading NEW MEXICO | DPC Journal Spotlight: charging a $150 monthly membership fee for his services instead of taking insurance. He also offers urgent care services for nonmembers for $175 per appointment.
NEW PODCAST | NATIONAL | DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN, Dr. Paul Thomas, MD Board Certified in Family Medicine Dr. Paul Thomas is a board-certified family medicine physician practicing in Southwest Detroit. His practice is Plum Health DPC, a Direct Primary Care service that is the first of its kind in Detroit and Wayne County. His mission is to deliver affordable, accessible health care services in … Continue reading New, The DocPreneur Podcast + DPC Journal Spotlight: Meet Dr. Paul Thomas, Physician, Friend + Author.
By Robert Nelson, MD The assumptions on which our modern era healthcare third-party payer systems are based, including Medicaid/Medicare, ignore the economic disincentives that plague its continued use. It creates a wide-spread Public Choice Theory dilemma on the demand side and way too much rent seeking behavior on the supply side. The result being an ever-increasing cost curve. Public spending for healthcare flooded the market … Continue reading DPC Journal SPOTLIGHT on Dr. Robert Nelson, MD and “THE SOVEREIGN PATIENT” Blog: Deconstructing Insurance Coverage Myths in Healthcare is Fundamental to Controlling Costs.
“#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 Trending … EP. 199 | 2018 HSAs, PCEA and Direct Primary Care (DPC) Legislative Overview