IS IT FOR YOU?
Now that the ACA ("Obamacare") and its requirement that every American be covered for healthcare services by an insurance policy are established, the relevancy and future of concierge medicine could become a question mark.
If self-insured patients become a thing of the past, and access to affordable medical care is not only available to all but guaranteed, why would Concierge Medicine still exist let alone expand? After all, transitioning from the current fee-for-service platform to a more efficient, cost-saving, safe, fee-for-result system should provide patients with quality of care, more personalized services, and preventive measures ... just what concierge medicine advertises.
1. Better care considerations