DIRECT PRIMARY CARE
What is Direct Primary Care?
Direct primary care is a health care model in which family medicine physicians provide complete primary care services for a set monthly fee. It could be used as an alternative or in addition to traditional health care plans.
Is it a type of insurance?
No, it is not. It is a package of medical services offered by the DPC provider and does not include or cover any medical services outside of DPC office.
Age of Member and Monthly Fee:
Child* (17 and younger): $49/month
Adult (18 – 44): $99/month
Adult (45-64): $119/month
Is there any registration fees?
There is no registration fee but a minimum of two month (first and last month) membership requirement for the first time members.
Is it a term contract?
No, it is not. Membership is effective as long as monthly dues are paid on time. Membership could be cancelled voluntarily at any time with a written notice or when failed to pay a monthly due.
Sunrise Family Medical DPC membership services
Primary care services included in Sunrise Family Medical DPC membership are limited to listed below:
unlimited scheduled doctors’ appointments per month
unlimited scheduled nurse visits per month
doctors’ appointments could be in-office, online or over the phone
preventive health care
acute and chronic disease management
well checks for infants and children
school, sports and workplace physicals
birth control implant replacement**
minor in-office surgeries***
skin tag removal
large joint injections*****
ingrown toenail removal
administration of routine vaccinations******
In-house lab tests that could be performed without sending samples to a third-party laboratory are subject to an additional flat fee of $15 per test and are not included in a DPC membership:
Urinary drug test
Rapid Strep test
Rapid Flu test
Rapid Mononucleosis test
Rapid Hemoccult test
Blood glucose test
What is not included in DPC?
price of implants
price of medications
advances lab work that requires sending patients or patient’s samples to outside testing facilities
catastrophic events that require hospitalization
Sunrise Family Medical DPC membership is an innovative health care solution serving most men, women and children by providing comprehensive primary health care services but due to regulatory restrictions, it may not be available to those who are eligible for or enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid or other government health programs.
* Children must be enrolled in a plan with at least one adult member. Parental consent is required for patients under the age of 18.
** price of implant is not included in a monthly membership fee. Birth control implants could be purchased from Sunrise Family Medical for additional fee.
*** if performed without a need for additional costly supplies or equipment.
**** price of specimen analysis in not included in a monthly membership fee. Patient will receive a statement from a third-party lab indicating discounted cash price per fee schedule agreed between Sunrise Family Medical and a lab facility performing the analysis.
***** price of medication is not included in a monthly membership fee. Joint injection medication could be purchased from Sunrise Family Medical for additional fee.
****** price of vaccine is not included in a monthly membership fee except a flu shot. Vaccines could be purchased from Sunrise Family Medical for additional fee.