So I just had an interesting experience. I received a call from a doctor in another part of my state wanting to pick my brain about DPC (3rd time this has happened since I opened up 11 months ago, so cool!). We got to talking and she told me a practice that a DPC doctor just over the state line from her is doing. It seemed shady to me but I was curious about what the collective wisdom here thought about it.
Apparently this other-state DPC doc will do a full physical on all new patients and give them a copy with invoice so they can attempt to get reimbursement from their insurance for their free ACA yearly physical. He prices his physical at the exact same price as a year's membership at his clinic so many of his patients end up getting reimbursement from their insurance for what is essentially a year's membership.
I can't immediately find anything wrong with that, but it just seems like a bad idea.
Thoughts from the group?