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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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Concierge medicine at Duke provides patients with more personal care at affordable cost

Concierge medicine at Duke provides patients with more personal care at affordable cost By Shagun Vashisth | 11/05/2017 For patients looking for a more personal relationship with their doctors or struggling to navigate the complicated Duke health system, Duke Signature Care may be the right health care option—if you are able to pay the annual […]

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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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