Dr. Cary D. Douglass, MD
In 25 years as a physician, I've seen the "doctor-patient" relationship gradually become the "doctor-insurance-patient" relationship. The increased hassle and overhead that come of this new liaison is driving the individual primary care physician out of existence. As a result, there has been a growing trend of primary care doctors ditching the old insurance game and getting back to the basics using a model known as Direct Primary Care (DPC). Read more about DPC at http://tinyurl.com/q4ryzo6.