Quick view of cost savings, convenience and quality of healthcare using a direct primary care program in addition to health insurance for a typical family of 4; comparing a traditional health insurance verses a traditional health insurance plus direct primary care (DPC)membership. Note. the direct primary care program is available even if there is no health insurance coverage.

Yearly cost summary highlighting the medical services received by a family of 4 using traditional health insurance

Doctors Visit Type Number of visits/year  Billed to insurance Amount paid by the family
Family Doctor 5 $249/visit $996/year $165/visit* $825/year*
Dermatologist 1 $350/year $280/year*

* adjusted charges based on insurance contracted rates

Lab tests Cost to Family Medications Cost to Family
CBC (blood count) $35 Cozaar/Hctz (blood pressure) $604/year
Kidney/Liver Function $49 Lipitor (cholesterol) $396/year
Cholesterol Panel $55 Benzaclin (acne) $1,170/year
Pap test $250* Flonase (allergies) $135/year

     *Pap test is covered under preventative medicine benefit and is no cost to the insured

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Notice that deductible is not satisfied due to total cost being shared between family members

Yearly cost analysis for the same family using Insurance plus Direct Primary Care membership:

Doctors Visit Type Number of visits/year  Billed to insurance Amount paid by the family
Family Doctor As many as needed 0 0
Dermatologist 0 0 0
Allergist 0 0 0
Lab tests Cost to Family Medications Cost to Family
CBC (blood count) $4 Cozaar/Hctz $45/year
Kidney/Liver Function $4 Lipitor $30/year
Cholesterol Panel $4 Benzaclin (acne treatment) $180/year
Pap test $25 Flonase (allergy treatment) $36/year

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