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Direct Primary Care -- FPM Topic Collection

Mar 18, 2014 - Some physicians are breaking ties with insurance companies and offering a direct-pay or cash-only approach to primary care services. This topic collection highlights several practices that have had success with variations of this model. Some physicians are breaking ties with insurance ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=90

Career Options -- FPM Topic Collection

Jul 22, 2010 - Family medicine may be a single specialty, but it comes in almost as many Family medicine may be a single specialty, but it comes in almost as many flavors as there are family physicians. This collection of articles is designed to display a variety of flavors of practice and give you a ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=46

In Defense of Direct Primary Care -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - Direct primary care will continue to grow because it empowers price transparency, quality, and patient satisfaction.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p12.html

Is Direct Primary Care the Solution to Our Health Care Crisis? -- FPM

Oct 1, 2016 - While attempting to solve one problem, DPC may be exacerbating other serious problems in our health care system.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2016/0900/p10.html

Practice Transformation: Taking the Direct Primary Care Route -- FPM

Jun 1, 2014 - This practice cured its insurance headaches by switching to a cash-only payment model and charging annual retainer fees.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2014/0500/p10.html

Breaking Even on Four Visits Per Day -- FPM

Jun 1, 2007 - Spurning health plan contracts enabled this practice to dramatically reduce overhead and fees while improving access for the uninsured.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0600/p19.html

A New Model of Charitable Care: The Robin Hood Practice -- FPM

Feb 1, 2008 - This self-sustaining practice provides concierge care and indigent care in equal amounts. Here's how it works.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/0200/p12.html

Letters - Nov 2008 -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - Advertisement << Vaccination Management Previous article Paper Is Here to Stay Next article >> Nov 2008 Issue LETTERS The value in not being busy Fam Pract Manag. 2008 Nov-Dec;15(9):16. I couldn't agree more with the sentiments expressed in Is ‘Busy’ Good? [September/October 2008] by...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p16a.html

Cashing in on House Calls -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - A cash-only, house call practice enabled this physician to earn more while spending less.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p67.html

Letters - Sep 2007 -- FPM

Sep 1, 2007 - Advertisement << OB Care in Family Medi ... Previous article Clarification Next article >> Sep 2007 Issue LETTERS A revolution in the making Fam Pract Manag. 2007 Sep;14(8):11. Thank you for Dr. Brian R. Forrest's article Breaking Even on Four Visits Per Day [June 2007]. I am a solo...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2007/0900/p11b.html

Cash-Only Practice: Could It Work for You? -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - The cash-only model involves some risk, but it can also bring many rewards.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p61.html

2,500 Cash-Paying Patients and Growing -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - This physician is expanding his cash-only practice to keep up with demand.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p64.html

A New Future With an Old Business Model -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - Turning away third-party payers and requiring payment at the time of service restored this family physician's practice.

Family Practice Management : Articles

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p74.html

First-Party Payers: Should You Cut Out the Middle Plan? -- FPM

Feb 1, 2006 - How much of the world can you set right simply by asking your patients to pay for their care?

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0200/p14.html

Letters - Apr 2006 -- FPM

Apr 1, 2006 - Advertisement << Turning Frustration In ... Previous article Level-IV Visits Next article >> Apr 2006 Issue LETTERS Should you cut out the middle plan? Fam Pract Manag. 2006 Apr;13(4):23-25. As a journalist who writes frequently about health care, I was intrigued by the question...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2006/0400/p23.html

The Elephant in the Room -- FPM

Oct 1, 2002 - Complains that boutique medicine gets undeserved attention while truly important issues such as health care for all go undiscussed.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2002/1000/p15.html

Ask FPM - Jul 2003 -- FPM

Aug 1, 2003 - Advertisement << Practice Diary Previous article Best Practices in Clai ... Next article >> Jul 2003 Issue ASK FPM Fam Pract Manag. 2003 Jul-Aug;10(7):74. Vacation coverage Disability insurance Discouraging no-shows Vacation coverage Q I’m planning a week-long vacation from my...

Family Practice Management : Q&As

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2003/0700/p74.html

Ask FPM - Mar 1999 -- FPM

Mar 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Practice Diary Previous article Rescuing Managed Care ... Next article >> Mar 1999 Issue Ask FPM Fam Pract Manag. 1999 Mar;6(3):54. Discounting self-pay patients Balance billing HMO patients Practicing in a strip mall Waiving a co-payment Discounting self-pay...

Family Practice Management : Q&As

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0300/p54.html

Letters - Mar 1999 -- FPM

Mar 1, 1999 - Advertisement << Broke and Miserable Previous article The Benefits of the Ho ... Next article >> Mar 1999 Issue Letters Patients should pay Fam Pract Manag. 1999 Mar;6(3):11. To the Editor: The proper way to manage fees is for the patient to pay them (see How to Handle Problems With...

Family Practice Management : Letters

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/1999/0300/p11b.html

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