Governor Gianforte and the 2021 Montana Legislature ushered in one of the most dramatic expansions of healthcare access in recent memory and made Montana a leader in free market healthcare. The Free Market Healthcare Hub maps where verified Direct Patient Care (DPC) clinics are operating in Montana. The Hub also links to other resources that...View Report
"This is still business as usual for our broken healthcare system: overpriced, overcomplicated and impossible to navigate."
"Even though blockchain technology was initially designed for the financial cryptocurrency market, it is potentially an excellent vehicle for storing and accessing licensing and credentialing documents."
"While the European Union allows free movement of healthcare workers across its 27 member countries, the United States does not allow this movement across state borders."
"It is possible to remove the licensing barriers preventing more physicians from practicing in Montana while maintaining high quality health care."
"Physicians find themselves faced with an increasingly bureaucratic regulatory nightmare, forcing them to choose between providing good medical care or playing the 'Medicare game' to survive."
"Lowering costs and improving quality is actually now happening without mandates and laws, and in spite of bureaucratic obstacles."
"By undermining the direct physician/patient relationship, bureaucrats have created the very moral hazards they supposedly try to cure"
What makes Direct Primary Care special is that it is subject to real market forces, not legislated contrivances, and that the patient is a real customer, causing excellence and value to prevail.