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While Congress Fiddles, Patients Lose Patience

Published in the Boston Business Journal April 7, 2017: The longer Republicans debate and dissect the Affordable Care Act, the more people are turning to Direct Primary Care (DPC) physicians. Unlike the recently proposed American Health Care Act — and the Affordable Care Act it is seeking to replace — direct primary care is both…

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A Win For Gold Direct Care and DPC in MA

  Direct Primary Care is written into the Affordable Care Act as an approved method of receiving primary care as long as it is combined with a catastrophic insurance plan. (Isn’t that how insurance is supposed to work? But I digress.) The ACA clearly defines that DPC is not “insurance” and purchasing a DPC membership…

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Dr. Carmela Mancini Joins Gold Direct Care

Hello, I am Dr. Carmela Mancini and I have recently joined Gold Direct Care. I am so excited to be a part of the Direct Primary Care movement! Like many physicians in today’s healthcare environment, I realized that my idea of being a doctor was not possible in the current system. I wasn’t able to…

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Harvard Medical School Meets Gold Direct Care

I am writing this as a sincere thank you to the Research Team and Incite Health at the Center for Primary Care at Harvard Medical School for taking the time to visit us this summer to see and hear what Direct Primary Care is all about (Here is link to story: Harvard Medical School Team Visits…

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Now Supplying Vaccines to Kids Under 19!

So after battling with the state of Massachusetts since February, we finally got the okay to supply State Vaccines. The vaccines which we can supply are: DTaP (Helps children develop immunity to three deadly diseases caused by bacteria: diphtheria, tetanus, and whooping cough aka pertussis.) Hep A (Used for prevention of  liver disease caused by the…

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WBUR Interview with Martha Bebinger

Thank you to Martha Bebinger from WBUR for interviewing me and publishing this great piece today on Gold Direct Care and how Direct Primary Care in general can work to improve the healthcare system as a whole. Also thank you to Mr. Bird who agreed to be interviewed that day while he was here. To…

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Why the Direct Pay Model would work well for the poor population.

One of the ideas which people perceive about Direct Primary Care is it’s only affordable for wealthier incomes.  This article, which was well written by Marguerite Duane, MD, MHA, debunks the reasoning behind it.  The link to the original article can be found at the bottom of the page. So, if poor people have little to spend,…

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A Different Kind of Plan

Marblehead’s Gold boosts Direct Primary Care plan – Itemlive.com     MARBLEHEAD — Direct Primary Care is a concept based on the idea that physicians should be dedicated to their patients, and care for them based on their needs, not their insurance plan, says Dr. Jeffrey Gold. The concept strives on building strong patient/physician relationships…

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Marblehead Doctor First in Massachusetts to Practice Direct Primary Care

Gold Direct Care was recently featured in an online article in the local news source, Marblehead Patch. “No more copays, no more pesky insurance cards and more time to ask your doctor important questions. This is the vision of Marblehead doctor Jeffrey Gold, the first physician in Massachusetts to open a Direct Primary Care practice.…

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