Tag Archives: Association of American Physicians & Surgeons

Resources for finding cash-friendly doctors

This morning in my e-mail inbox was a message from a reader in Kentucky asking if I knew of any ways to find a cash-friendly primary care doctor. This is often one of the more challenging aspects to being a … Continue reading

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Thyroid cancer specialist talks about being cash-only

Cancer treatment can easily be one of the most expensive medical bills that anyone will ever be hit with. And unfortunately, while there are numerous options for self-pay patients seeking primary care, when it comes to cancer treatment the options … Continue reading

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Cash-only doctors provide quality, affordable healthcare for self-pay patients

I’ve mentioned a few times in past blog posts that cash-only medical practices can be a great option for both the uninsured and insured with a high deductible patient, and specifically discussed the benefits of what are called direct primary care … Continue reading

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Electronic health records mandate and self-pay patients

A reader of The Self-Pay Patient asked whether, as a self-pay patient, their private medical records would be available to the government or insurance companies as a result of the electronic health records mandate contained in Obamacare. I’ve looked around a little and … Continue reading

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