The shocking aspect of MedLion’s new approach to primary care is its cost: $59 per month for an adult, $39 per month for seniors, and $19 per month for a child. How is this possible?
There is an interesting read in yesterday’s Forbes Blogs. Why President Obama's Health Care plan missed the mark In a post from Todd Ganos, he describes a new model of primary care deployed by MedLion in Northern California.
According to Ganos, up to 40% of our primary care costs are associated with billing. If you take out interaction with insurance companies (billing) doctors can keep costs down and spend more time with each patient.
Of course, we still need to figure out Major Medical healthcare model but think about it – if each of us focused on wellness being and staying healthy perhaps would catch medical issues before they become major.
Just a thought – what do you think? Have any of you seen or heard of other healthcare providers practicing this model?