Amidst the flurry of 74 bills signed into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott on March 23 was HB37 – legislation to protect the Direct Primary Care model of health care from insurance regulators. Lee Gross, M.D. was among grassroots […]
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.
As politicians debate the political prescription for American health care, this past year has shown our strategic investments are reaping tangible results. Our efforts in Direct Primary Care (DPC) have trained hundreds of doctors to deliver low cost, high-quality care […]
The job for legislators is to 1) protect the DPC practice model from insurance regulators and 2) allow insurance carriers the flexibility to quickly respond to market innovations and join the fight to provide more than coverage, but care.
Health Care In the News
It’s the stuff disruptors dream of. A group of Seattle doctors and investors had a plan to revolutionize primary care by freeing themselves, and their patients, from the dictates of insurance. They would charge a monthly membership fee for delivering […]
A small but growing movement of doctors that don’t accept insurance and charge a monthly fee could be a model for big employers like Amazon and JPMorgan
The practices are part of a movement known as direct primary care. Instead of accepting insurance for routine visits and drugs, these practices charge a monthly membership fee — often between $50 and $150 a month — that covers most […]
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that would offer state employees an alternative health care plan. The bill that won second-round approval Wednesday would allow the workers to enroll in a direct primary care plan, which minimizes the […]
Doctor’s Lounge Radio Show
A work of fiction based on her own experiences in the medical world, Dr. Boone has crafted a humorous, dramatic, coming of age story for a female doctor in one of the busiest trauma centers of New Orleans.
Patients Venting but Few Praising? Yelp has become ubiquitous in rating everything from restaurants to services nationwide. Online ratings have become a mainstay in modern life, but has it filtered down to patients rating doctors in a useful way? In […]
Interviews from the front lines of care The on-site interviews with thought leaders from our Direct Primary Care Conference continue with a discussion of Health IT. As the DPC movement grows and the market for serving the practice model becomes economically […]