• Rebel Medical Doctors: Cash Only Business Model Reduces Costs and Bureaucracy

    Even before Obamacare was brought to the table -- which made medical coverage more complicated for most consumers and medical providers -- an attempt was made to take back real doctoring by eliminating complicated billing and insurance code allowances and replacing them with cash only payments for various treatments. Starting in 1995, a few Seattle, Washington M.D.s established a practice of concierge medicine where clients would pay a monthly, quarterly, or annual out-of-pocket cash fee, similar to attorney retainers, for almost unlimited service attention and service. Now there are several types of primary care options among the cash only medical providers that exist in the minority, scattered throughout the nation. They have to restrict their patient lists to somewhere in the mid-hundreds to provide the personal care desired. Insurance based plans may have well over a thousand patients to one doctor.

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  • Rebel Medical Doctors: Cash Only Business Model Reduces Costs and Bureaucracy

    Admin---Orissa said:

    Even before Obamacare was brought to the table -- which made medical coverage more complicated for most consumers and medical providers -- an attempt was made to take back real doctoring by eliminating complicated billing and insurance code allowances and replacing them with cash only payments for various treatments. Starting in 1995, a few Seattle, Washington M.D.s established a practice of concierge medicine where clients would pay a monthly, quarterly, or annual out-of-pocket cash fee, similar to attorney retainers, for almost unlimited service attention and service. Now there are several types of primary care options among the cash only medical providers that exist in the minority, scattered throughout the nation. The have to restrict their patient lists to somewhere in the mid-hundreds to provide the personal care desired. Insurance based plans may have well over a thousand patients to one doctor: in and out medical care.

    There is more that can be done then just cash only business model to cover consumers. I applaud that more physicians are looking for alternatives. We are interested in working with physicians interested in working with us on how the future healthcare model should be. Now is the time to expand the choices and free ourselves from the corporate physician mentality that in being practice today. CYA medicine is not good medicine, and limits the ability of free thinking to look for causes and cures.