Myth #1 - Healthcare is expensive.
Myth #2 - Doctors are greedy
Read the full blog post and see myths #3 and #4.
One of the most common questions that I am asked is "Hey, I know what you're doing. You're doing concierge, medicine, right?" While it is true that what we are doing has some similarities to concierge medicine, it is an entirely different model.
Direct Primary Care is a new practice model which allows doctors and patients to have a relationship which does not involve insurance companies. In this alternative payment model, patients pay a monthly membership fee and the doctors provide the professional service. They have a direct relationship with their doctor!
The first blog post for Rekindle Family Medicine gives a bit of background as to why Dr. Kim started this DPC practice and the process by which she came to her own clinic.