Topic Collection

Direct Primary Care

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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.

Last Update: 07/13/2020

Cash-Only, Concierge, and Direct Primary Care Models

02/01/2006 2,500 Cash-Paying Patients and Growing
06/01/2007 Breaking Even on Four Visits Per Day
02/01/2006 Cash-Only Practice: Could It Work for You?
02/01/2006 A New Future With an Old Business Model Tool
06/01/2014 Practice Transformation: Taking the Direct Primary Care Route
08/01/2020 Transitioning to Direct Primary Care

Other Resources

FAQ on Direct Primary Care [AAFP]
On Retainer: Direct Primary Care Practices Bypass Insurance [California Healthcare Foundation]
AAFP Direct Primary Care Toolkit [AAFP]

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