One of the major benefits of a Direct Primary Care (DPC) practice is spending more time with your doctor. Considering the average primary care doctor in America spends only about 20 minutes* per year with each patient, that’s not very much time to fully understand… Read More »Five Tips For A Successful Appointment
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“I’m scared to leave the conventional model, how does “cash only” care really work?” At Table Health, we value transparency, authenticity, and value and pride ourselves on upholding these values for each of our members. We understand that stepping away from the conventional model of… Read More »What is “cash only” Care and How Does it Work?
Lifestyle Tips and Supplement Suggestions As you are probably aware, at this time, COVID-19 is running rampant throughout the Grand Traverse County region. According to data released by local health officials on December 7, 2021, the last 30 days marked the worst month for the… Read More »Doctor Recommended Support for Covid-19
Somewhere along the line, we began thinking that all of our healthcare had to be covered by insurance – quick visits with your doctor, preventative care, routine medications, and the like. Overnight, health insurance became thought of as a necessary means to access healthcare. Take… Read More »Transparency and Access: How Direct Primary Care Saves You Money
Healthcare and health insurance are different. Completely different.
Yet we confuse these two ideas and often use them interchangeably. Let’s explore the differences, starting with a very brief history of health insurance in America. (A less brief history can be found here.)
As we welcome new Primary Members to the practice, we hear over and over again that they decided to make the switch to Direct Primary Care (DPC) because they want a doctor who has more time to listen and even be available for any urgent… Read More »You Deserve More Time With Your Doctor
Guest article by Table Health primary care physician, Andrea Stoecker DO, as published in the September 2021 Healthy Living issue of Northern Michigan Woman. It took me 12 years to realize that my career as a computer programmer was not fulfilling at all, so at… Read More »Redefining Healthcare by Andrea Stoecker DO
You probably already know what a Primary Care Physician (PCP) is but what is Direct Primary Care (DPC)? Direct Primary Care (DPC) is an alternative to traditional fee-for-service third-party-payer billing and effectively allows providers to spend more time with patients and keep costs transparent. … Read More »Direct Primary Care Explained And Why You Need It
Healthcare and health insurance are different. Completely different. Yet we confuse these two ideas and often use them interchangeably. Let’s explore the differences, starting with a very brief history of health insurance in America. (A less brief history can be found here.) A century ago, almost… Read More »Savvy Employers Know Health Insurance is not Healthcare