The Beauty of Direct Pay Physicians

A recent review by CNN shows that the percentage of physicians who have gone to a direct pay practice has doubled in the past year. Currently, 6% of physicians are in this mode of health care delivery and the numbers are expected to rise as health care reform takes...

The Benefits of Direct Primary Care

W‌ith new concerns over the effects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)[1] on access to care and continued frustration with third-party reimbursement, innovative care models such as direct primary care may help to provide a satisfying alternative for doctors and...

Escaping the Treadmill

Escaping the Treadmill Beyond the uncertainty, some physicians are leery of direct primary care because they fear that charging subscription fees will price out some patients or spark a negative reaction among their patients. “Physicians are a conservative bunch,”...

House passes ObamaCare repeal

House Republicans on Thursday passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare, taking a major step toward a long-held goal and setting in motion an overhaul of the nation’s health system. The narrow 217-213 vote is a victory for GOP leaders, who faced a...