Another example of savings for a patient with “good” health insurance. A 90 day supply of a common BP medicine. $15 copay paid to pharmacy by the patient. Then his insurance pays $63. Cannon Family Practice provided the same medication for 90 days for $5.46 total. A 64% discount for the patient, and overall savings of 93%.
Omeprazole 40 mg (90 day supply)- Average Wholesale Price: $602.12 GoodRx Lowest Coupon Price: $21.06 Lowest Tier Insurance Copay:$10.00 Cannon Family Practice: $4.79
A great example of the cost savings Direct Primary Care can provide, even if you have good insurance! 4 suspicious moles for biopsy Cannon Family Practice: Office visit: $0 Skin Biopsy Procedure x 4: $35 Surgical Pathology x 4: $256 (charged by lab) Total: Charged: $291/Paid $291 out of pocket Traditional Practice with insurance: Office visit: $125 ($96 out of …
Patients may think their insurers are fighting on their behalf for the best prices. But saving patients money is often not their top priority. Just ask Michael Frank about his hip surgery. Source: NPR.org
Even Glamour Magazine is seeing why #DPC is better! Health care is a killer combo for anyone’s budget: unpredictable and expensive. Source: Glamour
"I love Jeff," he said. "I would s— a brick if he ever got back to me." Source: CNBC
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