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TRENDING STORY … “Qliance study shows monthly-fee primary care model saves 20 percent on claims.” ~By Qliance , January 15, 2015

New Primary Care Model Delivers 20 Percent Lower Overall Healthcare Costs, Increases Patient Satisfaction January 15, 2015 SEATTLE–A review of two years’ worth of healthcare claims data on thousands of patients reveals, contrary to the prevailing view, that unlimited primary care drives down overall costs while improving patient outcomes and experience. The analysis by Qliance… Read More ›

NPR: The health law’s language was “sort of [an] ‘open-for-business’ sign …” ~ Jay Keese

Would Paying Your Doctor Cash Up Front Get You Better Care? Updated January 13, 20169:59 AM ET By Shefali Luthra, NPR JANUARY 13, 2016 – A growing number of primary care doctors, spurred by frustration with insurance requirements, are bringing “health care for billionaires” to the masses, including people on Medicare and Medicaid, and state… Read More ›

SEATTLE: “New in 2016 – Qliance Telemedicine*”

Source: Qliance, January 2016 Qliance telemedicine delivers 24/7 virtual care to you, wherever, whenever. Get connected with a live provider today and begin your path to a healthier, happier you. Your Qliance membership includes telemedicine at no additional cost to you – virtual care is simply a call or click away. Our telemedicine providers deliver… Read More ›

TRENDING Story from 2010: Qliance Nails $6M From Bezos, Dell, Drew Carey for Primary Care That Avoids Insurance.

By Luke Timmerman 4/27/10 – Qliance Medical Management isn’t the richest startup in Seattle, but it may have the most star power behind it. The company, which deals directly with patients and doesn’t accept health insurance for primary care medical services, has nailed down another $6 million in venture capital from a group led by… Read More ›

DPC Journal TRENDING STORY | DECEMBER 2015: Wash. State OIC Annual Report to the Legislature ~Wash. OIC [PDF] Download HERE

Executive summary DECEMBER 2015 | By Wash. State OIC Annual Report to the Legislature ~Wash. OIC In 2007, the Washington State Legislature enacted Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 5958, which is codified as RCW 48.150. This bill created an innovative primary health care delivery option called “direct practices.” While all of the registered practices responded… Read More ›

[DPC Journal Archives] Garrison BLISS, MD: ‘There are simpler steps Congress should consider to cure Medicare’s ills.’ [A Trending Story Today]

By Garrison Bliss, MD THEHILL.com — MARCH 4, 2014 — I know that there is going to be another scuffle over the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). I know that we have already paid $150 billion on “doc fixes” since 1997, and I know that everyone in healthcare is trying to make sure that their ox… Read More ›

DPC Journal NEWS ALERT | DECEMBER 2015: Wash. State OIC Annual Report to the Legislature ~Wash. OIC [PDF] Download HERE

Executive summary DECEMBER 2015 | By Wash. State OIC Annual Report to the Legislature ~Wash. OIC In 2007, the Washington State Legislature enacted Engrossed Second Substitute Senate Bill 5958, which is codified as RCW 48.150. This bill created an innovative primary health care delivery option called “direct practices.” While all of the registered practices responded… Read More ›

Dr. Dino Ramzi: Addressing Primary Care Gaps. (Op/ED) ~Lund Report

The ACA has succeeded in achieving several goals, but partisan political rhetoric and polarized ideological perspectives have distorted a dispassionate analysis of successes and failures. By Dr. Dino Ramzi OPINION SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 – The greatest success of Obamacare, is the reduction in the number of uninsured. Most of this improvement has come in lower… Read More ›