All Doctors To Be Landlords

For the family docs “buying” into the Medical Home Model let me just warn you that the neighborhood is getting crowded.   According to the American Medical News, “a handful of non-primary care groups have qualified within the general program, but an expansion would allow more doctors to participate.”  So there you go.  You thought they were going to single us primary care doctors out to reward us but now there are others who want to join the party.  Do you think you may want to fight and stake your claim here or be the wussies you have always been?  I already know the answer.

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  3 comments for “All Doctors To Be Landlords

  1. big picture doc
    July 4, 2012 at 6:39 pm

    Absolutely right. Wussie FPs let private sector big insurance run the show, and now they are paying big time. Agree that they will continue to be wussies.

  2. Pat
    July 3, 2012 at 7:58 am

    Wait till they see the strings attached to that little bit of cash. Enjoy!

    July 2, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    What they haven’t done to physicians to date is what they will do tomorrow.

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