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DPCJ Poll: “Financially, How Is Your DPC Practice Doing Compared To One-Year Ago?”

October 2, 2014 • Business, DPC News, Research

(C) The Direct Primary Care Journal, October 2014; The Collective, Oct. 2014

National News »

Humana and Iora Health Partner to Launch Accountable Care Agreement in Arizona and Washington

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Iora to open four Iora Primary Care practices exclusive to Humana Medicare Advantage members, designed to improve members’ health and well-being. September 16, 2014 11:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time – PHOENIX & SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Improved health and more coordinated care for Medicare Advantage members is the goal behind a new Accountable Care arrangement and population… Read More ›

How-To »

40 Questions To Ask A Direct-Pay Doctor Before Your Sign-Up

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By Michael Tetreault, Editor SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 – The direct primary care marketplace is just like any other industry — it has many success stories, but it also has a few stories of woe. When choosing a direct pay doctor, there is an entirely set of new questions that you want to be sure you… Read More ›

Legal »

IRS Finalizes Rules On Health Insurer Deduction Limit


By Zachary Zagger Law360, New York (September 19, 2014, 4:22 PM ET) – The Internal Revenue Service on Friday published final regulations on applying the Affordable Care Act’s $500,000 deduction limit for remuneration provided by certain health insurance providers, adopting proposed rules making certain insurance providers take deductions in the year the services are provided… Read More ›

Events »

American Academy of Private Physicians (AAPP) Course Corrects Physician Association.

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By Michael Tetreault, Editor, The Direct Primary Care Journal (DPC Journal) SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 – In a recent interview between The Direct Primary Care Journal (DPC Journal) and The American Academy of Private Physicians (AAPP), President, Dr. Matthew Priddy stated that the industry’s association is focusing on five key areas. Those include: legal compliance for… Read More ›

Politics and Wash. Policy »

Visualizing Health Policy: The Role of Medicare Advantage

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This Visualizing Health Policy provides a snapshot of the role of Medicare Advantage plans, an alternative to traditional Medicare, including information about the proportion of Medicare beneficiaries who are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, geographic differences in Medicare Advantage penetration, the trend of increasing enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans, and the concentration of enrollment within… Read More ›

Technology »

Business Radio X® Features Atlanta Physician, Dr. Ellie Campbell and DPCJ Editor — Introduces DPC to Thousands

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“The Doctors Roundtable” on Business Radio X® Features Atlanta-area Direct Care Physician, Dr. Ellie Campbell and Editor of The Direct Primary Care Journal — Introduces Direct Care to Thousands JUNE 28, 2013 – Where did the preferred old days of extended doctor –patient relationships go, in today’s healthcare system? Many are not only asking the… Read More ›


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