More and more physicians are embracing concierge medicine, and Philadelphia doctors are no different. Hear from several of our Philadelphia doctors below with amazing stories about how this model has affected the way they practice medicine.
And, as of the writing of this article, it's also the law. The Affordable Care Act stipulates, "The new law will institute a series of changes to standardize billing and requires health plans to begin adopting and implementing rules for the secure, confidential, electronic exchange of health information. Using electronic health records will reduce paperwork and administrative burdens, cut costs, reduce medical errors and most importantly, improve the quality of care."
Boutique medicine—what is it, why does it matter, and what should you do if you're interested in pursuing it further? Here's the scoop.
Boutique medicine is another name for concierge medicine. It's also known as personalized medicine because you work directly with your doctor regarding your health and payment for his or her services. Instead of using insurance, you pay your doctor directly in the form of a monthly or annual retainer fee