New primary care model lets patients skip insurance claims and copays, pay doctor directly
With her allergies showing no signs of letting up, Lené Larson met recently with her physician at Strada Healthcare. Dr. Barry Ford offered options, including trying a different over-the-counter antihistamine and adding one at night. If that didn’t help, there was a test they could try. He also assured her that she could contact him with health concerns from overseas on an upcoming trip. And she left without paying a copay.