Let’s Compare Direct Care to the Insurance Based Model
We’re certain you and your family will value the attention and dedication Washington Park Direct Care provides.
|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||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!|