Direct Health Care: A payment and practice model wherein physicians, nurses, dentists, other healthcare providers (primary and specialty care), and facilities provide medical care and services to consumers in exchange for an affordable, monthly or annual practice membership fee.
- DHC providers earn the same or greater salary on less than 1/3 of their panel size
- DHC practices in 49 states. 37 States have pro-direct health care laws and/or insurance commissioner guidance.
- Has bipartisan, bicameral support.