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.

Membership fees

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

  • electrocardiogram

  • well checks for infants and children

  • school, sports and workplace physicals

  • mental health

  • women’s health

  • birth control implant replacement**

  • minor in-office surgeries***

  • skin tag removal

  • wart treatment

  • skin biopsies****

  • large joint injections*****

  • wound care

  • ear irrigation

  • ingrown toenail removal

  • flu shot

  • administration of routine vaccinations******

Laboratory services

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:

  • Hemoglobin A1C

  • Lipid panel

  • Urine dipstick

  • Pregnancy test

  • 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

  • imaging

  • advances lab work that requires sending patients or patient’s samples to outside testing facilities

  • catastrophic events that require hospitalization

  • major surgeries

  • specialist care

Eligibility Restrictions

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.