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BUSINESS TRENDs: New Gainesville (FL) health clinic offers direct primary care (includes interviews w/ the Advanced RNPs at CPC and the DPC Journal)

By Christopher Curry, Staff writer Published: Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 6:01 a.m. | Last Modified: Monday, June 8, 2015 at 10:25 p.m. A newly opened clinic in a small office plaza near a busy Gainesville intersection marks the local arrival of a growing national trend in health care. Opened in May behind the CVS… Read More ›

Trending Today @ DPC JOURNAL, a Spotlight on PEDIATRICS: Pediatric house visits come to the Ozarks, 2016

By Elizabeth Barmeier | 0 comments Tuesday, January 12, 2016 11:00 pm  – Doctors making house visits is making a comeback in the pediatric world, and in southwest Missouri, one physician has added a twist to the concept. Dr. Martie Gravitt has ditched the traditional practice and created his own 24/7 direct primary care service called… Read More ›

NELSON, MD: “Designing Value into Your Direct Pay Practice, Part I – The Service Proposition”

By Robert Nelson, MD, Direct Primary Care Physician | Advocate for market-based solutions & Patient-centered reforms | Entrepreneur | Writer | http://encompasshealthdirect.com/ OCTOBER 24, 2015 – What do patients really want?  Most surveys, formal and informal, indicate that mostly patients want two things consistently above others: 1) To feel like they’ve been heard and, 2)… Read More ›

HINT HEALTH: “Fitting Direct Primary Care into a Corporate Benefit Plan”

January 12, 2016 By Hint Health Foundation of a Plan In order to create an effective, repeatable, and scalable plan, Craig Scurato advises practitioners to try to transform business owners’ perspectives. Most businesses think of direct primary care as an “add-on— something they’re adding on top of their benefit program,” when really, DPC needs to… Read More ›

“… the HSA Expansion act protects existing tax provisions that enable people to pay for and access their healthcare in the way that they prefer, prevents the removal of HSA-eligible plans from Obamacare exchanges, streamlines health care financing, and expands choices for personalized medicine including direct primary care.”

‘Health Savings Accounts Should Be Expanded and Protected.’ By Alexander Hendrie on Thursday, May 26th, 2016, 1:37 PM Health savings accounts, or HSAs are tax-advantaged accounts which are used to pay for routine, out-of-pocket medical expenses.  They are used in conjunction with insurance plans which tend to cover large and/or unexpected health events and allow… Read More ›

DPC Journal POLL: Why My DPC Practice Failed?

(C) June 2016 | The Direct Primary Care Journal

MICH. “Direct Primary Care Pilot Project Proposed in Michigan” ~2016

By Richard A. Armstrong, MD State Senator Patrick Colbeck State Senator Patrick Colbeck representing Michigan’s 7th District, who has led the efforts to promote Direct Primary Care in Michigan, is once again taking the lead to expand DPC services in his state to the Medicaid population. Senator Colbeck has been involved with Direct Primary Care… Read More ›

The Innovative Potential Of Venture-Backed Primary Care

The Innovative Potential Of Venture-Backed Primary Care Jordan Anderson, Brian Powers, and Sachin Jain May 16, 2016 – There is an urgent need for innovation in primary care delivery — inadequate access for patients, poor care coordination, and a broken reimbursement system are well-documented challenges facing the field. Despite promising efforts and important pilots to… Read More ›