Dr. Belen Amat and Direct Primary Care were recently featured in a piece on WZZM 13! In the video above, the problems surrounding the current state of healthcare are explored from both Dr. Amat’s and a patient’s perspective, with the solution being to remove insurance companies from the equation entirely. Patients enjoy significantly longer, more personal visits, and reduced cost of medication and labs, all for a simple monthly fee. Read the rest of this entry »
How Direct Primary Care is Changing The Medical Landscape in West Michigan and the Nation
Direct Primary Care of West Michigan is the foremost direct health care provider in the Greater Grand Rapids Area, but all over our state and across the country, the popularity of DPC is spreading. Patients and doctors both benefit under the model, as patients get much more one-on-one time with their physician, and doctors can afford to charge less due to the drop in overhead.
With Direct Primary Care, many people in Grand Rapids and West Michigan with pre-existing conditions are able to get the proper care and attention they need at an affordable rate. With typical insurance plans, copays on doctor visits and medications can add up to a real burden. To make matters worse, doctor visits are usually very short. Without the time demanded by insurance paperwork, doctors in the direct primary care model are able to spend 30 to 45 minutes each patient and provide high-quality care at a fraction of the cost. Read the rest of this entry »
The popularity of Direct Primary Care has been sweeping the nation and many in West Michigan are wondering what all of the buzz is about. Direct Primary Care of West Michigan is here to offer families in the Grand Rapids, MI area and beyond a new way to keep their families healthy. For a low monthly fee, you’ll have access to unlimited visits to the doctor along with discounted prescriptions and tests. Doctors are able to spend more time with patients and are easily reachable if you find yourself wondering if you should come in or not. Read the rest of this entry »