Flat-Fee Primary Care Helps Fill Niche For Texas’ Uninsured

(By Charlotte Huff for Kaiser Health News)

JARRELL, Texas — Darrell Kenyon had been punting for years on various medical issues — fatigue, headaches, mood swings. The 43-year-old uninsured carpenter was particularly worried about his blood pressure, which ran high when he checked it at the grocery store. Then he heard about a different type of physician practice, one that provided regular primary care for a monthly fee. Continue reading article here…

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