Sept. 10, 2021

Direct Primary Care: Can Subscription Models Save You Money?

Direct Primary Care: Can Subscription Models Save You Money?
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Want greater access to your doctor at a lower price? It’s possible through direct primary care. This healthcare solution allows patients to develop personal relationships with their doctors and receive care quicker and cheaper. Three physicians weigh in on how direct primary care works and how it can help chronic disease patients receive timely, personalized care. 

Plus, guest host David Balat of the Texas Public Policy Foundation joins Terry Wilcox to discuss the healthcare needs of 9/11 first responders. Plus, the status of prescription drug legislation in Congress and what it means for patients. 


Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising

Guest Host: David Balat, Healthcare Policy Director, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent, Patients Rising


Peter Lazzopina, MD, Founder, FRONTIER Direct Care

Geetinder Goyal, MD, Founder and CEO, First Primary Care

Cliff Porter, MD, PhD, Managing Partner and Founder, Texas Direct Medical Care

Patricia Carroll, Patient Correspondent


The Mystery of 9/11 and Dementia

What is Direct Primary Care?


Free2Care Annual Conference

Drug Channels

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