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Schimpff, MD: 'Paying the doctor directly is better for all concerned'

By Stephen C. Schimpff, MD | Physician 

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July 21, 2014 - The fundamental problem in health care delivery today is a highly dysfunctional payment system that leads to higher costs, lesser quality and reduced satisfaction. 969 more words

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Rictor, MD: PART 1 of 2 -- The Unlearning Process of Direct Primary Care

PART 1 of 2: The Unlearning Process of Direct Primary Care

By Kenneth W. Rictor, MD, DPC Journal Contributor | Scotland Family Medicine

JULY 21, 2014 - 887 more words

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COLWELL: 'Is direct primary care the wave of the future?'

Contributor: AnnJeanette Colwell
Topic: Direct primary care, Concierge care, High-deductible plans, Patient-centered

JULY 17, 2014 – At the 2014 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Western Regional Conference recently held in Denver, health system executives were asked to discuss the changes that physicians will face in the shifting reality of healthcare reform. 592 more words

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Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System (June 2014)

MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION RELEASES REPORT ON MEDICARE AND THE HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM

Washington, DC, June 13 , 201 4 — Tod ay the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) releases its June 201 4 Report to the Congress: Medicare and the Health Care Delivery System. 130 more words

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HSAs Give Employees Incentives To Adopt Financially Healthier Behaviors

By Cyril Tuohy, InsuranceNewsNet

JULY 13, 2014 - Financial advisors scheduling appointments for midyear check ups with clients might want to have them consider a health savings account (HSA) over the health reimbursement arrangement (HRA). 94 more words

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Goodman: "Can ObamaCare Be Fixed? Part II."

By John Goodman Filed under Health Alerts on April 2, 2014 with 38 comments

The reason we have so many problems in health care is that almost everywhere we look, people face perverse incentives — patients, doctors, employers, employees, etc. 1,311 more words

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