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MDNEWS: The expansion of direct primary care does not signal the end of the need for insurance, Dr. Izbicki notes.

Frustrated with insurance-based care, increasing numbers of physicians are turning to direct primary care to provide patients across the socioeconomic spectrum simpler, more personalized treatment.

By: Trevor Willingham
Thursday, September 1, 2016

“I see waitresses, maids and fishermen, as well as doctors, lawyers and business tycoons,” says Stanford A. Owen, MD, internist in Gulfport, Mississippi. “They are all treated the same, and the vast majority are not wealthy.”






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