Tag Archives: ACA

Obamacare Creates A Two Tiered Health Care System And Concierge Medicine Is Ready

The concierge medicine and direct pay care industry has known this was coming and has seized the opportunity to disrupt the process by creating a viable solution By Jeffery Dorfman, Contributor, FORBES, 12/12/2013 More Americans will soon have health insurance than ever before, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. From the […]

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The New Healthcare Paradigm: The Hybrid Direct Care Model

BY ZACH LANDMAN IN OFFICE · PRACTICE MANAGEMENT · UNCATEGORIZED — 17 OCT, 2013 We see a lot of buzzwords and new ideas spreading as the post-ACA healthcare landscape begins to take shape. Today, we focus on a new idea that may hold the key towards transitioning traditional practices into successful post-ACA practices. The Hybrid Direct Care Model. Under the Hybrid […]

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Time for Concierge Medicine? The Mid-Size Practice May Be In Trouble.

BY DANIEL OH IN UNCATEGORIZED — 10 OCT, 2013  Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare market is responding by offering cheaper outpatient services in pharmacy chains like CVS and Walgreens. This recent Forbes article details the rise of walk-in clinics and urgent care centers popping up at pharmacies everywhere. The way things are trending, the market share […]

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Local Physicians Taking Wait-And-See Approach

by BRADLEY HARTSELL, Thursday, October 10, 2013 The Affordable Care Act, which opened for registration on Oct. 1, has a lot of people asking questions about what it means for the future of health care. Unfortunately, doctors are still asking many questions themselves. Wait and see is the sentiment expressed by everyone from physicians to office […]

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VIDEO: Obamacare in Three and a Half Minutes From Our Friends in Maine

Wendell Potter columnist at Center for Public Integrity and healthinsurance.org posted his take on the video on Huffington Post “The Blog” September 9th, 2013. “But don’t just take my word for it. Set aside 3 ½ minutes and let 21-year-old Maggie Ditré lay it out for you in a remarkably simple and informative video she […]

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ObamaCare And The Rise of Concierge Doctors

ObamaCare Will Bring about a Two-Tiered Health Care System By John C. Goodman, President and CEO of the National Center for Policy Analysis for The Heartland Institute, July 23rd, 2013. President Obama’s health care law is supposed to insure 32 million additional people by this time next year. These newly insured will try to consume […]

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Get Ready For Obamacare

What Does Obamacare Mean For You? The Kaiser Family Foundation released a quick entertaining video on Getting Ready For Obamacare. It answers some of the popular questions on the implementation and what it means for patients and employers.

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Health Plan Rorschach Test: Direct Primary Care

By Dave Chase CEO of Avado, on Forbes.com July, 6, 2013 Despite its inclusion in Obamacare, Direct Primary Care (DPC, aka Concierge Medicine for the Masses), it’s surprising how few health insurance executives know about DPC. Once I explain it to them, I have found it’s an excellent Rorschach test reflecting whether that executive’s organization is playing to win or […]

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Will ACA Be a Boon for Concierge Medicine?

By JENNIFER LUBELL amednews —April 15, 2013 Proponents of the model say rising patient demand will prompt more consumers to seek personalized care, but some conflicts with health reform rules might arise. Mark Niedfeldt, MD, a family physician who practices concierge medicine in a Milwaukee suburb, is fairly certain he’ll gain new patients when the […]

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