By Josh Duplechain
May 23, 2014 – The evolution of our healthcare system has forced primary care physicians, like many other specialties, to operate an insurance-centric business rather than practicing medicine. In order to sustain a practice, physicians must see 20-30 patients per day, making the average office visit only 15 minutes. Physician and patient satisfaction are decreasing while reimbursements rates continue to decline. In response to these conditions a new practice model called direct primary care is gaining national attention. Direct primary care practices are designed to provide physicians with the freedom to practice medicine, instead of managing insurance claims.
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