Freedom Healthworks discussed the market, financial and legal risks, and the physician perspective.
Direct Primary Care
All value in health care is either created or destroyed at one point, and that is in the interaction between the physician and the patient.
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In the U.S., people demand transparency of most industries when it comes to buying goods or services and understanding how much it’s going to cost. With healthcare, however, the system is really hard for consumers to understand and they struggle with it.
Did you know a traditional doctor’s office spends more than 70 percent of its funding on handling administrative matters? Filing paperwork and trying to collect payment from insurance companies continues to carve away at a doctor’s time, which should be spent caring for patients.
As a direct primary care physician who runs my own practice at Fishers Direct Family Care, I believe I’ve found the best way to deliver high-quality patient care.
If you’re a family physician interested in starting your own direct primary care practice, you probably have a lot of questions. We asked Jason Rutz, partnerships and outreach director at Freedom Healthworks to explain the direct primary care model, what launching a new practice entails, and what kind of doctor makes a good candidate for switching to DPC.