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Business | Goodbye, billing codes and co-pays: Las Vegas doctor thinks he has solution for primary care

MedLion Direct Primary Care’s Founder and CEO, Dr. Samir Qamar, will be speaking at the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2014 National Assembly Conference in late October, in Washington, D.C.

By Jackie Valley | The Nevada Independent | May 7th, 2017 – 3:00am

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LAS VEGAS, NV – Dr. Samir Qamar first noticed flaws in the United State’s health system as a medical resident at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania.  He felt pressure to see new patients every 10 or 15 minutes, leaving little time to establish a rapport with those seeking his care. It didn’t mesh with his altruistic vision of family medicine — physicians knowing their patients on a personal level and providing basic care with an eye toward keeping them healthy in the long run.  “Medicine is a business in this country,” said Qamar, who now lives in Las Vegas. “And that was only part of the problem.”

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SOURCE: https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/goodbye-billing-codes-co-pays-las-vegas-doctor-thinks-solution-primary-care/

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