Washington Park Direct Care
Washington Park Quick Clinic

Direct Care

A Comparison with Traditional Insurance Based Primary Care

  Insurance-based Primary Care Direct Primary Care
Visit Price $20-40 per visit, average $60 monthly
Making your Appointment Call a receptionist, wait on hold
Potentially wait many days to be seen.
Call, email or text
Get an appointment the same or next day.
Concerns per Visit One Multiple
Time with Physician 10 minutes (average) 30 minutes or more
Physician Interest Overwhelmed, hard to take interest, generally refer if possible Unrushed, personal interest, fewer referrals, thorough review
Laboratory Costs $10-$20 copay Often wholesale prices that are less than insurance copays
Medication Costs $10-$30 copay, wait in line for prescription Often wholesale prices that are less then insurance copays, no wait time, one stop shopping
After Hours Care Phone support, Emergency room Call, text or email your physician directly, be seen after hours if necessary
Summary High cost, fragmented care, time wasted, frustrating Low cost, whole care, efficient, time-saving, satified and healthy!