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The Challenges of the Practitioner-Laboratory Relationship

Jane Pine Wood and Richard Cooper, both partners at McDonald Hopkins, generously sat down with us to share their expertise on...


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HIPAA Compliance for Direct Care Providers

The Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act of 1996 ("HIPAA"), is an exceptionally important healthcare law that Direct...


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Building a Bill to Expand Access to Direct Care

In 2014, Louisiana passed a piece of legislation that fundamentally changed the Direct Care landscape for providers under its...


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Advocating for Direct Primary Care on the Federal Level

In part one of our series, Direct Primary Care Coalition’s Executive Director Jay Keese shares his expertise on the ongoing...


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Protect Your Direct Primary Care Practice by Billing in Arrears

Despite the passage of legislation in ten states clarifying that Direct Primary Care (DPC) is not insurance, the laws governing...


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What You Need to Know About Dispensing Medications at Your DPC Practice

Offering discounted medications is a very common service of the Direct Primary Care practice model as it can provide both...


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Advocating for Direct Primary Care in Your State

While providers are on the front lines of the movement to bring high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to patients...


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Why Direct Care Providers Would Stay Opted In to Medicare?

For new Direct Care providers, deciding whether or not to opt out of Medicare can be one of the most crucial and challenging...


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Why Would a Direct Care Provider Opt Out of Medicare?

For new Direct Care providers, deciding whether or not to opt out of Medicare can be one of the most challenging decisions they...


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5 Legal Considerations for Direct Care Providers

Are you considering launching a Direct Primary Care practice?

The decision to set off down the Direct Care (DC) path is an...


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Start your DPC Journey with the Direct Care Brief

In this free guide, you'll learn about the fast-growing care model that frees doctors to focus on providing affordable, high-quality, accessible healthcare to patients.

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