STARTUP MODELS: A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your DPC Practice

By Michael Tetreault, Editor-In-Chief DECEMBER 14, 2014 – When launching a direct primary care (DPC) medical practice, many “Doc-Preneurs” grapple with how to structure their practice and which business model to choose. Here are the pros and cons of each practice model commonly used by direct primary care doctors and retainer-based medical physicians. Related: DPC EDITOR: Successful “Docpreneurs” Know These 6 Things “Direct Primary Care (DPC) … Continue reading STARTUP MODELS: A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your DPC Practice

New OIC Report Says: “Promising model for health care [DPC] sees enrollment plummet as ACA takes off.”

Practices where patients pay a monthly fee for primary health care services lost 35 percent of enrollees and raised their fees by 23 percent between 2012 and Dec. 1, 2014. By Annie Zak, Staff Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal DECEMBER 2, 2014 – Just five years after direct health care [direct primary care] practices were attracting venture capital money in Seattle, enrollees are dwindling. These … Continue reading New OIC Report Says: “Promising model for health care [DPC] sees enrollment plummet as ACA takes off.”

OIC, Washington: Direct practices lose 35 percent of enrollees, raise fees 23 percent

Author: Mike Kreidler – Insurance Commissioner OIC, Washington: Direct practices lose 35 percent of enrollees, raise fees 23 percent WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2014 – Each year, the OIC reports to the Legislature on the status of direct health care practices in Washington. A direct health care practice is an arrangement where a health care provider charges a patient a set monthly fee for primary health … Continue reading OIC, Washington: Direct practices lose 35 percent of enrollees, raise fees 23 percent

MALPRACTICE/LIABILITY: CAP Offers Up To 45% Discount to Concierge/DPC Physicians

The Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) Offers Up To 45% Discount to Concierge Physicians By Staff Writer JUNE 12, 2013 – An in-depth look into the practice of Concierge Medicine and direct primary care over the past decade has determined that concierge-style doctors have better medical professional liability loss experience than a typical family practice/internal medicine physician, according to The Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). … Continue reading MALPRACTICE/LIABILITY: CAP Offers Up To 45% Discount to Concierge/DPC Physicians