Hickory Medical will have no office hours July 2-5. For issues that need to be addressed before July 6, leave a phone message or send a message through the patient portal. Messages will be responded to daily. For issues that can not wait for several hours, go to a local urgent care. In Bellefontaine, consider Mary Rutan Urgent Care (651-6820) or Family Urgent Care (592-0731)
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.
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."