Archive | December 8, 2017

New health care model given legal clearance to be tested in Missoula

A new, monthly fee-based health care model that does away with insurance billing got legal approval from Montana’s top insurance watchdog this week to be rolled out by a Missoula company. CostCare, a Missoula-based medical walk-in clinic, will be changing its Mullan Road location to the new system, called direct primary care, on the first […]

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Why benefit advisers should consider direct primary care for clients

Direct primary care is an innovative alternative payment model for primary health care being embraced by patients, physicians, employers, payers and policymakers across the United States. DPC doctors typically charge a monthly subscription fee. However, they don’t bill insurance or even accept insurance payments. The patient and doctor both win in DPC because the physician […]

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