A Subscription……To A Doctor. How Direct Primary Care Works.

http://www.wfmynews2.com/news/local/2-wants-to-know/a-subscriptionto-a-doctor-how-direct-primary-care-works/491816334   CBS — More doctors are choosing to NOT accept insurance and instead charge monthly fees. It’s called Direct Primary Care. And Chuck Gulat has it. He doesn’t feel rushed when he sees his primary care doctor. He comes as often as he wants, and doesn’t need insurance to pay for it. Sounds almost…

People Don’t Take Their Pills

Only One Thing Seems to Help… Cheaper Medications High-tech approaches and “reminder” packaging don’t work well. Reducing prices does. This is one of the many reasons here at OneMD Direct we are thrilled to offer our patients wholesale cost for their medications. Any way we can help our patients stay healthy are moves in the…

What can Direct Primary Care do for Employers

Direct Primary Care can be extremely beneficial for individual patients for a variety of reasons.  About half of Americans get their health insurance through their employer. As you know, health care costs for employers have skyrocketed and continue to increase with recent estimates showing that family plans cost employers as much as $18,000, with some estimates…

Dr. Google

Have you ever noticed that every time we are stuck in a difficult situation or are looking for a solution to almost anything under the sun, we bank upon Mr. Google! We are so engrossed in this digital world that we rely on the internet for things like shopping, socializing, learning new things or for…

Direct Primary Care Helping North Carolina

Public Sector Save Big On Health Care Claims: Part II Katherine Restrepo , CONTRIBUTOR I cover North Carolina health policy and Obamacare  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Mark Watson, executive HR director for Union County, will openly admit he is the ultimate skeptic. Naturally, he was pretty skeptical when his colleague, friend, and debate partner, Bill…

Direct Care Helping North Carolina Public Sector Save Big On Health Care Claims

https://www.forbes.com/sites/katherinerestrepo/2016/03/22/direct-care-helping-north-carolina-save-big-on-health-care-claims/#59d52a286546 MAR 22, 2016 @ 10:27 AM  Katherine Restrepo , CONTRIBUTOR I cover North Carolina health policy and Obamacare  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Direct primary care (DPC) networks help private, self-insured employers like Amazon and Expedia save big on health care claims. Incorporating an additional benefit option for workers to have a doctor spend…

Direct medical care reinforces relationship between doctor, patients

By Lee Ziimmerman Daily Times Correspondent Sep 8, 2017 http://www.thedailytimes.com/business/direct-medical-care-reinforces-relationship-between-doctor-patients/article_b14842f7-be81-5705-9cc2-b633de671d65.html There may be no single greater issue facing the American public today than the debate about individual health care. With Congress and the administration seemingly stymied in their attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act — commonly known as Obamacare — many people…

Physicians need to be more like the Ritz-Carlton to improve healthcare

http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com/medical-economics/news/physicians-need-be-more-ritz-carlton-improve-healthcare?page=0,0 By Horst Schulze This is exactly what OneMD Direct is working every day to do – to exceed our patient’s expectations by delivering superior care with amazing customer service. http://www.oneMDdirect.com There could not be anything more different than the experience one has between checking in at the doctor’s office and checking in to the Ritz-Carlton….

Is your doctor Board Certified?

Is your doctor Board Certified? You should check and you should know what that means. Check for your doctor: http://www.abim.org/ Less than 59% of physicians are Board Certified. All physicians must complete: four years of premedical education in a college or university; a course of study leading to an MD degree from a qualified medical…

Better Care With Direct Primary Care

HPAE members working for Rutgers, Rowan, and University Hospital are encouraged to participate in the Direct Primary Care Medical Home (DPCMH) pilot project. The DPCMH is a concierge-like healthcare plan designed by union representatives that is an “add-on” to any of the NJ Direct or tiered network plans. You can join anytime during the year and…

5 smart ways small firms can slash health-care costs

Elaine Pofeldt | @ElainePofeldt 8:00 AM ET Thu, 8 Jan 2015 Robin Wiener has achieved something many small-business owners have struggled to do: She has lowered her firm’s health-care premiums. The dip isn’t huge. Her health-care IT firm, Get Real Health in Rockville, Maryland, has saved about 1 percent. But achieving the small savings took some…

Gain time by slowing down with your patients

JOSH UMBEHR, MD | PHYSICIAN | SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 We humans can’t help but shove as much as possible into one minute, one hour, one day. We’re rewarded for doing it, too. Society says that the more you check off your list, the more productive you are. And by default, then, the more productive you are, the more successful…

NightSide – Could Direct Pay Work?

NightSide – Could Direct Pay Work?   March 29, 2017 1:09 AM By Dan Rea Filed Under: Dan Rea, Nightside, WBZ BOSTON (CBS) – The Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare hit a snag last week, and the GOP was forced to pull their healthcare bill before even holding a vote.  But one local doctor has a different idea…