Press, AAPS: “Don’t Use Tax Code to Micromanage Direct Primary Care”

July 16, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Source: AAPS The growing Direct Primary Care (DPC) model is allowing patients and doctors to design their own “healthcare reform.” In exchange for a membership fee, patients receive timely access to unhurried visits, personalized care, and a range of other items that might include laboratory testing and medications, explains the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). RELATED … Continue reading Press, AAPS: “Don’t Use Tax Code to Micromanage Direct Primary Care”

House panel approves HSA expansion package that also takes aim at Obamacare taxes

The Ways and Means package focuses on allowing more people to invest in HSAs or expanding the medical services and insurance coverage HSA owners can pay for with their funds. By Susannah Luthi  | July 12, 2018 A key House health panel on Thursday approved a $92 billion package of bills focused on expanding investments in health savings accounts after a fraught two-day hearing that highlighted … Continue reading House panel approves HSA expansion package that also takes aim at Obamacare taxes

DPC HSA News, Update, POLICY | Primary Care Enhancement Act Passes House Ways and Means Committee

By The Direct Primary Care Coalition | JULY 12, 2018 | DPCare.org The Primary Care Enhancement Act, a bipartisan bill by Rep. Eric Paulsen (R-MN) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), passed the House Ways & Means committee by a roll call vote of 26-12 on Wednesday, July 11th. There were also be 10 other pieces of tax/health legislation considered. The markup is the first step in passing the Primary Care Enhancement … Continue reading DPC HSA News, Update, POLICY | Primary Care Enhancement Act Passes House Ways and Means Committee

AAPS | At Risk, Legislation Allowing Patients to Use HSAs for DPC

By The AAPS | ENewsletter | Tuesday, July 10, 2018 | 10:50PM Earlier this week we heard the good news that H.R. 365 was finally going to be considered by the House Committee on Ways and Means, bringing the use of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for Direct Patient Care (DPC) one step closer to reality. Then we learned “a few small changes” had been made … Continue reading AAPS | At Risk, Legislation Allowing Patients to Use HSAs for DPC