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DPC and The Exchanges …

By DPCC (Direct Primary Care Coalition)

H.R. 3590 recognizes DPC and allows DPC Medical Homes to offer coverage in health insurance exchanges in combination with a wraparound insurance policy provided by a qualified health plan (QHP). Working together, the two must satisfy all other essential health benefits requirements under H.R.3590. DPC practices provide all primary care in a monthly fee arrangement. The QHP is used for hospitalization, specialty care and other more costly services. The first DPC offering paired with a QHP in the healthcare marketplace went live in the Washington state exchange in January 2015. There are no DPC practices operating in the federally facilitated exchanges yet.

Read More at …  DPCare.org

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