Dr. James Pinckney II, ABFM of Diamond Physicians met with eight senators and two congressmen last week in an effort to reintroduce the Direct Primary Care Bill HR6199. To further demonstrate the effectiveness of direct primary care, Michael Schneider, CEO of […]
The Docs4PatientCare Foundation MISSION is to:
Preserve the sanctity of the physician-patient relationship, promote quality care, support affordable access to care for all Americans and to protect the patient’s personal health care decisions.
In October, the Trump administration proposed a new rule that would expand the ways employers can use health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) to provide their employees with high-quality, low-cost health coverage. The United States Department of the Treasury estimates that once the new […]
D4PCF Asks Trump Administration for Tax Protection of Direct Primary Care Members and Their Employers
An 8-page legal letter asks multiple federal departments to recognize DPC membership dues as tax-free medical expenses WASHINGTON, January 4, 2019 — Last week the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) received an official request from the Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation […]
Health Care In the News
HSAs are a type of savings account that allows people to set aside money before taxes to pay for qualified medical expenses such as deductibles, copayments, and coinsurance. Some in Congress want to extend those qualified medical expenses to include […]
Nicole Hemkes was growing tired of being another employee doctor. The Madison-area physician spent much of the past decade employed at hospital or group health care facilities, much like the vast majority of her peers in medicine. In fact, less […]
Classifying DPC as not being insurance means these providers are not subject to insurance regulations that drive up the cost of health care. Direct primary care practices charge a flat fee for unlimited service. The providers can offer lower prices […]
Doctor’s Lounge Radio Show
Unique Insight from Bob Moffit Long time friend of D4PCF Bob Moffit has an interesting take on “Medicare for All” grounded in the law of unintended consequences. Government health care take over will worsen the doctor shortage. Host Hal Scherz, […]
DPC Fan Favorites Chad & Josh Josh Umbehr, M.D. and Chad Savage, M.D. sat down with host Michael Koriwchak, M.D. after speaking from the main stage at DPC 2018 in Orlando.
Scherz on Latest Medical News Host Hal Scherz, M.D. spends the hour unpacking the latest medical news in this week’s Doctor’s Lounge.