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The Advantages of Direct Primary Care for Self-Funded Health Plans

Mar 11, 2024 11:11:00 AM by Total Access Medical

For employers with self-insured health plans exploring innovative solutions, Direct Primary Care (DPC) is a health care model that aims to simplify and improve access to primary care services by establishing a direct relationship between patients and health care providers.

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7 Employee Benefits Trends In 2024

Feb 13, 2024 1:42:25 PM by Total Access Medical

In the ever-evolving labor market of 2024, understanding and adapting to current employee benefits trends is crucial for attracting and retaining top talent.

This concise guide highlights seven essential trends shaping employee benefits in 2024:

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How To Streamline New Patient Enrollment

Apr 13, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

Streamline your new patient intake process by ensuring that each patient receives the right forms at the right time. Make the process easier on them and you by choosing a quick and secure signup process.

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How To Use Email Marketing For Patient Feedback

Apr 6, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

Survey emails are an excellent way to learn what your customers think about your business. Asking someone to take a quick survey is like asking a friend for a favor. Except we're talking about patients, so you need to go above and beyond to let them know how important their participation is to you.

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Transitioning to DPC: Challenges & Strategies

Mar 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

Due to the extensive business planning, project management, and support activities required for a primary care practice to transition to direct primary care (DPC), providers frequently seek external professional services. In this article, we discuss reasons why providers are apprehensive to transition and then we offer a series of recommended steps to help make transition easier. 

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The Role of Hospitality In Concierge Medice

Mar 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

The medical community has realized that the design of primary care offices can contribute to improved patient health and overall well-being. By implementing soothing paint colors, comfortable furniture, and calming lighting, the office can be a place that patients recognize as relaxing and pampering. The result is a space that reduces patient stress and fosters wellness.

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How To Build An Effective Office Team In A Concierge Medical Practice

Mar 16, 2021 9:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical

In this article, we discuss the importance of the office staff within a direct primary care office setting. Learn how a dedicated office staff can flourish and deliver the best care and services to patients. 

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Budgeting Your DPC Practice

Mar 5, 2021 11:53:06 AM by Total Access Medical

Budgeting a direct primary care (DPC) practice depends on how expensive your lease is, how many staff members you have, how much equipment you need to buy, and how resourceful you are. 

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How to Promote Your Direct Care Practice

Feb 15, 2021 7:00:00 AM by Total Access Medical
The promotion of your direct care medical practice requires personal interaction with current and prospective patients to create interest in your services, staff and practice. Since “prospective patients” include current patients that may become repeat visitors, promotion can happen inside as well as outside of the practice.
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How to Approach Patients About Your Decision to Switch to DPC

Feb 11, 2021 10:03:55 AM by Total Access Medical

When doctors switch to the direct-pay model, they still offer the same primary care services as before, but the financial relationship with patients is different. There are patients who are taken back and are often confused by doctors who have simplified things by not taking insurance that, paradoxically, they think what they're doing is shady. Especially for patients who have insurance, the idea of paying additional money for primary care – despite the improved access and attention – is an obstacle.

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