Frustrated with regulations, doctors embrace concierge care

11/26/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A growing number of doctors are switching to a cash-only model out of frustration with insurance companies and the primary care system. The approach does carry some challenges, particularly with patients wanting to bill Medicare. Some physicians say they made the move as part of an effort to provide better care, while others charge the concierge model is more about amenities and some suggest the model may not be right for specialists.

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