Concierge medicine doctor in the Arizona East Valley
If you’re looking for a concierge medicine doctor in the East Valley of Arizona, you’ve found us! Healing Hands Medical Clinic specializes in Direct Primary Care and we offer affordable monthly plans for both individuals and families. You can cancel your plan at anytime as you are not obligated to sign any sort of contract upon enrollment.
What is concierge medicine and what is Direct Primary Care?
To start off with, concierge medicine and Direct Primary Care are the same thing. The term “concierge medicine” is simply the descriptor (or search term) and “Direct Primary Care” is the official term that most doctors use.
Direct Primary Care (concierge medicine) is comprehensive primary care that is affordable, accessible and separate from traditional insurance based fee for service practices.
In the traditional insurance model, many people today are avoiding basic care because of the inability to pay. They have high deductibles and co-pays for simple primary care. Routine office visits are short and rushed and often with a provider that is not your personal physician. The visits most commonly involve the physician paying more attention to a computer screen than paying attention to you! With concierge medicine this isn’t an issue.
Direct Primary Care is Different!
We opt out of traditional insurance including Medicare. This allows Direct Primary Care and concierge medicine practices to eliminate the administrative burdens of traditional insurance based practices and focus on you, the patient!
Our patients pay at a low monthly fee to have easy access to your personal physician. Phone calls, texts, emails, telecommunication, office, at home visits are all included in our membership.
Wholesale costs for many common medications will be available. This will save you money and time going to the pharmacy.
We have negotiated discounted lab and imaging services saving paying the insurance deductibles. Sometimes the savings is enough to pay your membership fee for a year or more.
Because cocierge medicine is not insurance it is highly recommended (though not required) to have medical insurance for all the “big stuff”, like hospitalizations, surgeries, specialist appointments, etc.