Direct Primary Care Resources

Direct Primary Care Coalition

The Direct Primary Care Coalition is a group of DPC providers who advocate for public policy that support Direct Primary Care.

DPC Frontier

Philip Eskew, DO, JD, MBA is a Family Physician, a lawyer, and a fierce advocate for Direct Primary Care. He has been involved in research and legislation on DPC. His website gives an excellent explanation of the legal considerations and current laws affecting Direct Primary Care. The goals of his website include defending Direct Primary Care, expanding the Direct Primary Care Movement, and lowering barriers to entry into DPC for fellow physicians.

Liberator Online     More Physicians Choose to Offer Direct Primary Care in the Age of Obamacare

A January 2016 article from Liberator Online, a libertarian publication.

National Public Radio     Would Paying Your Doctor Cash Up Front Get You Better Care?

A January 2016 National Public Radio article about Direct Primary Care.

The Heartland Institute     Patients Save as Docs Combine Direct Primary Care with Cost Sharing

A May 2016 Direct Primary Care article from the Heartland Institute, an organization committed to discovering, developing, and promoting free-market solutions to social and economic problems.

The Heritage Foundation     Backgrounder #2939 on Health Care

In August 2014, the Heritage Foundation, conservative think tank based in Washington D.C., wrote a backgrounder supportive of DPC entitled "Direct Primary Care: An Innovative Alternative to Conventional Health Insurance."

The New York Times     More Care Up Front for $54 a Month

An article from The New York Times in May 2012 that discusses Direct Primary Care and how it benefits individuals and businesses.

The Ohio Family Physician     Direct Primary Care - Returning Control to Patients & Physicians

An article from the Summer 2016 The Ohio Family Physician written by Dr. Ryan Kauffman.

Health Watch     Direct Primary Care: Good for What Ails Us

An article from the Society of Actuaries' May 2016 Health Watch.

Video Introducing Ryan Kauffman, MD as President of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians