Costs: Growing Faster, and Worse

Growing More Expensive. Everything is bigger in Texas and that now applies to our healthcare insurance costs. Here are the statistics, according to the good medical statisticians at the Commonwealth Fund. Families in Texas were charged $500 more than the US average for their health coverage. For a year, the employer contributions rose to about…

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Pharmacy Gouging

Retail Pharmacy Gouging of $482.89 for $15 Generic Medication My patient needed a 90 day refill on a prescription and I sent in the order. But, Walgreens initially told her Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) required pre-authorization. Pre-authorization for a drug she has been taking for years. Like all of our members, she is well-educated…

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Rapid Tests Available

COVID Antigen Rapid Tests are now available at Texas Direct Medical Care. In addition to the PCR tests, Texas Direct Medical Care has added the Rapid Antigen test to its inventory. We have you covered for your primary care and urgent care needs. The PCR is $40 with insurance, $11o without. The Rapid Antigen tests…

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What Mr. Money Mustache says about DPC

Looking for a better way in healthcare? You’re not alone and there are many others out documenting their own strategies. Check out Mr. Money Mustache’s journey to maintaining health coverage, but without health insurance. Not only does he pay less now than he would with health insurance. But he also maintains full spectrum health coverage…

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