Direct Primary Care

What is Direct Primary Care (DPC)?

Direct Primary Care (DPC) works a bit like a membership. Patients pay a monthly flat fee that covers appointments with our providers. There are no additional fees or co-pays. That means patients are allowed an unlimited number of office visits, greatly reduced or eliminated wait times, and your time with the doctor will not be rushed. With Direct Primary Care, you can see the doctor to improve and maintain your overall health, instead of only coming in when you’re sick. Our goal is to give the best patient care we can provide and to put decisions back into the hands of the patient and the physician.

Start with us – Stay with us!

Direct Primary Care covers roughly 90% of your healthcare needs, ideally partnered with catastrophic insurance for major medical coverage. If you are a small business owner, Direct Primary Care is an affordable way to provide healthcare to your employees.

Reasons to choose DPC:

  • Same-day acute care appointments
  • No copays
  • Unlimited office visits
  • Extended appointments
  • Emphasis on wellness – Optimum Care
  • Real health care
  • Familiar staff
  • Discounted gym membership

Insurance vs DPC

Insurance
  • Places limitations on what is covered
  • Has copays
  • Has expensive, high deductibles that will often never be met
  • Is primarily for unexpected illnesses or injuries
DPC
  • Is real day-to-day care
  • Has no copays
  • Is inexpensive
  • Your care starts the moment you sign the contract
  • Minor emergencies are covered

Included Services

Exams

  • Primary Care Visits
  • Urgent Care Visits
  • Preventive Care Annual Wellness Exams
  • Well Child Exams
  • Sports Physicals

Procedures

  • Adult immunizations (meds may not be covered)
  • Flu shots (meds may not be covered)
  • Child Vaccines – no charge
  • Uncomplicated wound suture
  • Incision/drainage of boils
  • Simple fractures
  • Nebulizer treatments
  • Liquid nitrogen procedures

Tests

  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Urinalysis
  • Rapid Strep Test
  • Flu Swabs
  • RSV

Elective Procedures

Not included, but available at a fee for service
  • Circumcisions (Newborns)
  • Removal of lipomas
  • Skin biopsies
  • Treatment of ingrown nails
  • Removal of infundibular cysts
  • Removal of scalp cysts
  • IUD placements/removals
  • Nexplanon Placement and Removals
  • Joint-bursa/injections/aspirations
  • Ganglion cyst aspirations
  • Trigger point injections

Wellness

At Family Care Spokane, we start at the source, focusing on wellness rather than just constantly treating symptoms. We can create custom wellness plans to help you reach your goals.

Personal Guidance on:

  • Low-glycemic diet
  • Hormonal therapy when indicated
  • Exercise
  • Food supplementation as indicated
A healthy diet is critical to one’s health and well-being. But without some help, it can be hard to get started. Family Care’s low glycemic diet has helped hundreds of patients reach their goals. Whether your goal is to lose weight, boost your energy, or improve your overall wellness, Family Care and his staff can help you achieve your goals with a custom wellness plan.