Tag: direct care

FOLDVARY: Direct-Paid Medical Services

By Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor Source: Progress Report 24 June 2013 – Direct-paid doctors provide medical services to customers in exchange for payments by the patients rather than by insurance companies or governments. Various forms of direct payments include a fee per visit or treatment, a periodic […]

What Is Direct Primary Care?

By Michael Teteault MAY 23, 2013 – Direct primary care (DPC) is an emerging model that has gained some attention nationally in recent years. Sometimes referred to as “retainer practices,” DPC practices generally do not accept health insurance, instead serving patients in exchange for a recurring monthly fee — usually […]