In 2019, a survey of 800+ Montana employers revealed that the number one obstacle to expanding employment is a lack of skilled workers. An overwhelming number of employers observed that: (a) schools are not adequately preparing students for the workforce; (b) schools are not adequately teaching students interpersonal skills; and (c) a majority of new...View Report
Legislation will spur employer adoption of the innovative and affordable direct healthcare model
"That is what makes DPC so special, it’s a win-win for both patients and providers."
"These reforms are expanding access to high quality, affordable healthcare without the need for strict government mandates or increases in taxes – reaffirming the notion that sometimes the best solution to the problems Montanans face is for the government to just get out of the way."
"All three of these major reforms are empowering Montanans with more freedom to manage their health, access services and save money."
"SB 101 gave DPC entrepreneurs certainty they wouldn’t be targeted with red tape from overzealous regulators, and it’s led to a booming market."
"DPC clinics are taking off all across Montana. In fact, the number of clinics has doubled since SB 101 was signed into law last year, bringing the total to at least 16 healthcare providers!"
The Free Market Healthcare Hub is a resource to help Montanans shop for healthcare.
"Innovations like DPC show how the health care market is adapting to the needs of patients, bypassing our broken system and building a better doctor-patient relationship."
Unencumbered by third party intervention, Fee-For-Service describes the physician-patient relationship as one that is based on the principle of mutually beneficial exchange of value between the physician and patient.
"By undermining the direct physician/patient relationship, bureaucrats have created the very moral hazards they supposedly try to cure"
If direct pay models became commonplace, they would empower and liberate both patients and doctors and do more to bring down costs than other healthcare reforms.