On retainer

Barr, Paul
October 2011
Modern Healthcare;10/24/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 43, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses the performance of retainer-based primary-care medical practices in the U.S. Despite a weakened economy, these types of practices, usually called direct primary care, concierge medicine or boutique medicine, have remained healthy depending on the type of fee-based access approach being used. A MedPAC report, however, revealed that a few states are leading in retainer-based care.


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