January 28, 2020
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how direct primary care can be an effective tool toward revitalizing the U.S. primary health care system.
November 14, 2019
With every week that passes, another direct primary care (DPC) practice opens its doors.
December 18, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines draft legislation in Missouri that would launch a pilot program that would allow Medicaid enrollees in certain Missouri counties to contract with physicians who practice direct primary care (DPC).
August 30, 2019
Editor’s Note: Direct primary care (DPC) has proven to be a viable, quality-based solution to soaring health care costs, but government policies stand in the way of the growth of this option.
August 9, 2019
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new executive order from the Trump administration that would allow patients to use tax-advantaged health savings account funds to pay for direct primary care services.
July 25, 2019
Establishing a reinsurance program for the individual health insurance market and requiring large insurers to offer direct primary care coverage in their plans could help Georgia address “continuing problems” in the state’s health care system, a new study
May 29, 2019
In an effort to encourage more consumer-driven health care provider models, a growing number of states are moving to exempt direct primary care (DPC) from insurance regulations.
May 28, 2019
Congress is considering legislation that would modify the federal tax code to allow the use of pretax health savings accounts (HSAs) to pay for the noninsurance payment model of direct primary care (DPCs).
August 1, 2019
In this Policy Tip Sheet, Matthew Glans discusses how states can reform their health insurance regulations to encourage the growth of direct primary care services for patients.
July 20, 2018
Nebraska state employees are now able to enroll in a direct primary care (DPC) pilot program to begin in fiscal year 2019–2020 and run through fiscal year 2021–2022.
November 1, 2018
Direct primary care practices (DPC) are becoming increasingly popular with doctors and patients alike, the president of the Association of Ameri- can Physicians and Surgeons reports in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.
June 13, 2018
PureHealth Functional Family Medicine in Indidana provides services through the direct primary care model, meaning patients bypass insurance middlemen and help set the stage for a future of lower health care costs.
April 30, 2018
The Minnesota Senate is considering making it easier for health care providers and patients to enter into direct primary care (DPC) agreements.
January 10, 2018
A bill that would free doctors participating in direct primary care (DPC) services from state insurance regulations is under consideration in the Florida House of Representatives.
November 30, 2017
Wisconsin state Rep. Joe Sanfelippo (R-New Berlin) is seeking cosponsors for a bill that would allow health care providers and patients enrolled in Medicaid to enter into agreements for direct primary care (DPC).
August 29, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Georgia's doctor shortage and how direct primary care could help bring more primary care doctors to the state.
March 16, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill moving through the South Carolina General Assembly that would open up the state to direct primary care by removing unneeded insurance regulations.
March 23, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a bill moving through the Minnesota Legislature that would open up the state to direct primary care by removing unneeded insurance regulations.
May 30, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines new legislation in Pennsylvania that would help open the door for direct primary care providers.
January 26, 2018
In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans examines a new proposal in Nebraska that would create a direct primary care pilot program within the Nebraska State Insurance Program for state workers.