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MedLion Leads the Direct Primary Care Revolution

Doctors and Practices Join MedLion in Multiple States LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In the last three months alone, Las Vegas-based MedLion Management, Inc., a Direct Primary Care provider organization, has signed up additional physicians and practices in California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Louisiana, Florida, and Ohio. Privately-owned by Founder and CEO, Dr. Samir Qamar, MedLion has quickly […]

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Holistic Response to Obamacare: Direct Primary Care Texas

Physician Responds to Obamacare Holistically Austin Osteopathic Family Medicine reveals a natural alternative to the Affordable Care Act. We are attempting to return to the old doctor patient relationship, which includes longer, more personalized visits. My patients truly appreciate being seen on time, not being rushed, and knowing the cost of their treatment before the […]

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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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MedLion Praises AAPP For Supporting Direct Primary Care

MedLion Applauds American Academy of Family Physicians Support of Direct Primary Care In yet another boom to the desire for new practice models in this country’s long-suffering healthcare industry, America’s largest family medicine organization—the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)—announced recently its support of Direct Primary Care (DPC), a low-cost, high-quality formula that has shown […]

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A New Model For Primary Care: Direct Primary Care Medical Home

By Randy Robinson, M.D., and Mason Reiner, Physicians News Digest, May 28th 2013 “Dear, how much were the groceries?” An efficient, effective healthcare system is built upon an enduring relationship between patients and their primary care physician. CMS’s Comprehensive Patient Care Initiative (CPCI) rightly states that risk stratified care, access and continuity, planned care for […]

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What is Direct Primary Care?

What is Direct Primary Care? I am a first year medical student. I have recently discovered what direct primary care is and I share with you what I know so far. It is the return of the classic family doctor. Here is an example of how a direct primary care physician might structure his or […]

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Iowa Health Clinic Opens State’s First Direct Pay – Concierge Medicine Program

Concierge medicine and Direct Pay Care continue to grow across the nation in front of the Affordable Care Act’s full implementation. BY Kaite Weidemann, for KCRG ABC 9, May 20th 2013 DUBUQUE – A Dubuque medical center has become the first Direct Pay clinic in Iowa. Some patients are calling it a “revolutionary” approach to […]

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Family Physicians And Patients Embrace Direct Primary Care – Concierge Medicine

AAFP Recognizes Benefits, Creates DPC Policy By Sherri Porter for AAFP News Now on American Academy of Family Physicians, May 14th 2013. Around 10 a.m. one recent morning, Atlas MD, a family medicine practice in Wichita, Kan., fielded a call from a frantic parent whose 14-year-old son had just been bitten by a dog. As a direct […]

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