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Health Insurers Worried Over Direct Primary Care Model...

Before there was direct primary care, “concierge” or VIP medicine catered only to the wealthy sector of society, creating a more distinguished level of health care for those who can pay the price. Today, however, many health care providers all over the country are starting to adopt a new version of concierge medicine but this time no longer just for those who can afford. An article posted by Ibanga Umanah on JUMP  cites Qliance as “… a model of primary care that cuts the insurance company out in an effort to simplify the entire health care process.”   Clipped from: www.jumpassociates.com (share this clip)   Below is an excerpt from the article : The thing is, Qliance’s is...

Health Insurers Worried Over Direct Primary Care Model
posted on: Jul 17, 2012 | author: Bob Schumacher

Shot In the Arm for America’s Ailing Health Care System...

As the cost of health insurance continues to soar, the ability to afford preventive care is now getting virtually impossible for many American patients. A unique and affordable system, however, has been catching a lot of attention lately, totally bypassing the insurance industry – Direct Primary Care or DPC. The article Direct Primary Care published by Steve Knapp in Health401k.com takes a look at DPC and how it could enhance the quality of health care for less than the cost of a ___ per day. “Direct primary care was designed to help American citizens save money on healthcare costs, and so far it has done just that. A broad definition of direct primary care includes several key attributes,...

Shot In the Arm for America’s Ailing Health Care System
posted on: Apr 25, 2012 | author: Bob Schumacher

Video to Congress from the Direct Primary Care Coalition...

The Direct Primary Care Coalition has produced a video message to Congress, underlining the value of direct primary care (DPC) in boosting the country’s ailing health care system and real cost savings.     The Message to Congress Made by the Direct Primary Care Coalition     The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 includes a provision that allows non-insurance based direct primary care medical homes to compete in state-based insurance “exchanges” starting in 2014. Their inclusion will enable more Americans to choose direct primary care, a far less expensive alternative to conventional insurance, as the leading option for their health care. It will also offer every American the opportunity to avail of high-quality and more...

Video to Congress from the Direct Primary Care Coalition
posted on: Apr 25, 2012 | author: Bob Schumacher

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