Concierge medicine

Concierge care is like a new country club for the rich... The danger is that if a large number of doctors choose to open up these types of practices, the health care system will become even more inequitable than it is today - Pete Stark

Concierge medicine
Concierge medicine

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Concierge Medicine Myths & Realities

So, why does concierge medicine continue to expand?

Myth #1: Concierge Medicine is just for the wealthy.

Reality: This is no longer true. Many forms of concierge medicine cost around $150 per month, which is the price of a package of cigarettes per day, or a daily cup of Starbuck’s Frappuccino. Dr. Garrison Bliss in Seattle, Washington offers concierge care to patients for $39 to $79 per month, based upon the age of the patient. The cost of concierge medicine depends upon the services that are offered by the individual doctor. Costs range from $1,500 per year to $15,000 per year.

Myth #2: Concierge Medicine is too expensive, because I…

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Concierge Medicine Today (CMT), is a multimedia news resource and information organization and the industry’s oldest national trade publication for the Direct Primary Care (DPC) and Concierge Medicine marketplace. Their web site,, is the online destination for consumers, businesses, physicians, legislators, researchers and other stakeholders to learn about the history of this industry, various business aspects of the marketplace, trends, breaking news and more that drives the conversation that concierge medicine and direct primary care is creating on a national and international level.

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