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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).