HC DIVE BRIEF | “DPC has a place to quietly serve the minority but I fear if it grows too rapidly, it will be crushed by the forces deeply invested in the third-party payer system,” he said.

By Les Masterson | Healthcare DIVE

JUNE 21, 2017 – The news of Qliance’s demise is disappointing, but it also shows DPC still faces hurdles. Earlier this year, Eric Helman, chief strategy officer at Hodges Mace, told Healthcare Dive he predicted DPC faced “several significant headwinds, which will inhibit widespread adoption.” DPC’s issues include the Affordable Care Act requiring payers to provide free preventive care and maximum out-of-pocket limits and the perceived notion that DPC creates a two-tiered healthcare system of the haves and have-nots.




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