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New Years Health Resolutions? Read about how DPC can help you get there.

Updated: Jan 3, 2023

By Dr Theron Hutton MD

Direct primary care is a healthcare model that is gaining popularity in the United States and around the world. In this model, patients pay a monthly or annual fee to their primary care physician, which allows them to receive comprehensive care without the need for insurance. There are several advantages to this model, which make it a compelling choice for many people.

One notable advantage of direct primary care is that it is often more affordable than traditional healthcare. Because there are no insurance premiums or copays, patients can save money on healthcare costs. Additionally, because primary care physicians are able to spend more time with their patients in a direct primary care model, they are able to catch problems early and prevent them from becoming more serious and expensive to treat.

In addition to being more affordable and providing better continuity of care, direct primary care can also lead to improved health outcomes. By having a primary care physician who is familiar with their medical history and is able to provide personalized care, patients are more likely to receive timely and effective treatment. This can help to prevent serious health problems from developing and can lead to better overall health.

There are also advantages to direct primary care for primary care physicians. In the traditional healthcare model, doctors are often under pressure to see a high volume of patients in a short amount of time. This can lead to rushed appointments and a lack of time to fully address patient concerns. With direct primary care, doctors are able to spend more time with their patients and provide more comprehensive care. This can lead to increased job satisfaction for doctors and can help to reduce burnout.

At Mulberry Clinics we've seen first hand for nearly a decade how much better direct primary care is for everyone. If DPC might be right for you check our website out here.

Happy New Year!


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