TITLE

Solving the crisis in primary care

AUTHOR(S)
SCHIMPFF, STEPHEN C.
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Medical Economics;8/25/2014, Vol. 91 Issue 16, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article asserts that direct pay models in the U.S. primary care practice could reset a fractured healthcare system, as well as enable primary care doctors (PCPs) to have more time with patients, thus improving care. Topics discussed include the fundamental problem of a flawed business model that forces PCPOs to care for too many patients that lessens their ability to provide high level care. Also mentioned is the need for PCPs and their patients to force the issue of direct primary care.
ACCESSION #
97648071

 

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