Direct Primary Care Increasingly Popular
Created on August 7, 2014
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The number of physicians providing direct primary care—also known as “concierge” medicine—has grown dramatically since 2005.
Sources: Chris Silva, “Concierge Medicine a Mere Blip on Medicare Radar,” American Medical News, September 30, 2010, http://www.amednews.com/article/20100930/government/ 309309997/8/ (accessed June 16, 2014), and Elizabeth O'Brien, “Why Concierge Medicine Will Get Bigger,” The Wall Street Journal MarketWatch, January 17, 2013, http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-concierge-medicine-will-get-bigger-2013-01-17 (accessed July 24, 2014).
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