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
Recently, CMS introduced its latest payment reform proposal, titled the “Primary Care Initiative.” This is the latest in a long line of federal schemes to try to rein in the cost of medical care and introduce appropriate incentives. Sadly, despite […]
Health-care policy is often portrayed as a fight between government and insurance companies. But one of the most effective cost-saving measures is to cut out both and allow patients to deal directly with doctors. If Todd Gibbons from Poulsbo, Wash., […]
Ever-rising drug costs are a huge problem for many Americans and a major reason for patient nonadherence to treatment recommendations. In-house medication dispensing often can save patients money and improve medication adherence. Patients also report that they appreciate the convenience of […]
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.