The Fee-for-Service Nightmare

Our team at Assured Direct Care recently attended a Hint Summit where we had the opportunity to hear from many key leaders in health care reform. Even though COVID required us to participate virtually, we came away inspired to continue our work to make health care more affordable and responsive to the needs or our patients. As I was catching

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The Coronavirus: A Message from Dr. Grajcar

The medical community has spent a great deal of time the past few weeks preparing for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic we are now clearly facing. As former Utah Governor Mike Leavitt and Dr. Fauci of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have so perfectly stated: anything you say beforehand seems alarmist and anything you do after it starts seems so

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The Coronavirus: Perspective and Prevention

As we watch the rapid growth of confirmed cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the US and around the world, it is important to obtain the most accurate information. We have been monitoring the CDC’s recommendations frequently and will continue to follow the latest information. The CDC’s website and the Idaho Official Government website for Coronavirus are both worth

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Better Wellness Plan Blog

7 Attainable Goals to Get on a Better Wellness Path

Whether you’re feeling motivated because it’s the start of a new year, or you’re just ready to give yourself a better path, these mini-resolutions can help get you where you want to be. Reviewing the pillars of wellness offers some great ideas for how to incorporate healthy behaviors into every day! Resolutions for Physical and Nutritional Health Making a goal

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Improving Benefits Packages with DPC

We know that workplace satisfaction has a direct relationship with employee benefits and perks. For some teams, that might mean snacks in the breakroom or negotiated rates for a gym membership. But what about your employee’s primary healthcare needs? And the benefits that also take care of their families? If employers want to compete, they need to find a better

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A Typical Day for a Direct Primary Care Physician

Morning: Improving Healthcare Coverage It’s Wednesday morning, and Dr. Grajcar starts his workday by sitting down with Erin Chambers, Assured Direct Care’s new Chief Operating Officer. They’ve decided to meet at a local coffee shop in downtown Boise, and are soon joined by a new Treasure Valley employer who wants to learn more about offering Direct Primary Care (DPC) to

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