This Handbook on Healthcare Reform is an effort by the Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy to bring ideas to the table for discussion and legislative debate in order to highlight areas where Virginia and other states can take action […]
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.
It has been a big week for Direct Primary Care (DPC) as physicians steeped in the practice model explained the benefits for patients and doctors. Tuesday brought meetings with Senior White House officials, the Deputy Secretary of Health and Human […]
The Minnesota Senate is considering making it easier for health care providers and patients to enter into direct primary care (DPC) agreements. Senate File 2723 (S.F. 2723) would define direct primary care agreements as a form of health care instead […]
Health Care In the News
ook, I get it. The benefits business has changed immensely in the past decade and advisers are perpetually under pressure to show value to their clients. Actively seeking cost reduction in employer healthcare spend is a natural place to focus, […]
Stop the IRS from Blocking Patients’ Use of Health Savings Accounts for Direct Primary Care, Doctors and Patients Tell Congress
The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) sent a letter today, signed by 1,125 doctors and patients, to the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees encouraging expeditious approval of H.R. 365 and S. 1358. These bills would allow […]
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 […]
Doctor’s Lounge Radio Show
Seventy to eighty percent of health care needs are resolved at the primary level – doctor to patient in the Direct Primary Care practice model. The perceived Achilles Heel of Direct Primary Care is the need for specialists in more […]
Show host, Hal Scherz, M.D. will discuss the successes in the ground game of medical reform. From the Florida success in DPC (led in part by D4PCF President Lee Gross) to the end of MOC in Texas through the efforts […]
Dr. Koriwchak discusses changes in D.C. at both the people and policy level.