Giant direct primary care pioneer Qliance has turned to online begging.

“No deductibles or copayments, but we have a coin box at the reception desk for your donations.” Qliance, the first corporate provider of insurance-free direct primary care and one of the three largest, seems to be headed down the drain. It has taken to online begging at gofundme.com. Not even ten days before the donationContinue reading “Giant direct primary care pioneer Qliance has turned to online begging.”

Going insurance-free does not, and cannot, reduce the overhead expenses of primary care practices by 60%, or even 40%.

Substantial correction made on 2/12/2-13. About 13% of revenue (22% of overhead) according to academic research.  I’ve back-tracked Katherine Restrepo’s and Julie Tisdale’s 2016 claim that: By dealing directly with patients and filing no insurance billing whatsoever, DPC practices are able to eliminate 40-60 percent of their overhead expenses. A footnote there takes you to a 2015Continue reading “Going insurance-free does not, and cannot, reduce the overhead expenses of primary care practices by 60%, or even 40%.”