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Obamacare or Concierge Medicine? – Where Will You Buy Health Insurance And What Will It Cost

By at October 26, 2013 | 5:44 am | 0 Comment

Forbes--Carolyn McClanahan, March 3, 2013 The Affordable Care Act has been the “law of the land” for almost three years. Time really flies. Despite the many resources available, most of the general population has no clue how “Obamacare” is supposed to work. With the insurance provisions finally kicking in January 1, 2014 and the realization that the law is not

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Concierge Medicine Specialties

By at October 25, 2013 | 4:34 pm | 0 Comment

By Scott MacStravic, PhD HealthLeaders Media, March 6, 2008 I have been closely following "concierge medicine" ever since the first practice opened in 1996 in Seattle. Although there is no official count of how many such practices exist, my personal files include 222 practices operating with their own names, and 624 physicians practicing in these or in practices with

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Capital is moving into the Concierge Medicine Space

By at October 21, 2013 | 7:21 am | 0 Comment

March 05, 2013 | Dow Jones Newswires | Capital is moving into the concierge medicine space, where two acquisitions (by Procter & Gamble in 2007/09 and DaVita HealthCare Partners in 2012) have signaled big-acquirer interest. Some of the early-mover entrepreneurs have had to change their business models in the face of cold market realities, but the sector does not

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Direct Health Care for the Uninsured

By at October 20, 2013 | 5:13 am | 0 Comment

By Nicole Fisher, Contributor | Forbes | March 11, 2013 | Two weeks ago I wrote about some of the unintended, but positive, consequences that could result from employers dropping employer-sponsored health insurance (ESI). Following that post, many weighed in about various other consequences of such behavior from employers and what that means for health care coverage for

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Healthcare Revamped: Concierge Medicine Practice Better Than Health Insurance? Discusses Dr. Bruce Feldman

By at October 18, 2013 | 5:50 pm | 0 Comment

Melville, NY (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 concierge medicine isn’t something alien in the social circles of the United States. In a country where people are just too busy to take time out of their schedules even for a doctor’s appointment, a concierge doctor can surely do wonders. In a system where the cry of an “appointment” brings dreadful waiting lines to mind,

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