NY Times: New Take On Concierge MedicineThe New York Times: Concierge Medical Care With A Smaller Price Tag
When Jennifer Contreras went to see her new physician, she had hardly arrived in the waiting room before she was called in - by the doctor herself. Ms. Contreras is a patient at One Medical Group, a new model for primary care that aims to set a nationwide example. With 31 physicians in San Francisco and New York, it offers most of the same services provided by personalized "concierge" medical practices, but at a much lower price: $150 to $200 a year (Hafner, 1/31). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.