Saving Money with DPC

"Many of my patientseven with insurance, 

save more money on these services than they pay for their membership each month!"

~ Dr. Hicks

All the Ways We Save You Money

Check the list for those services you currently pay a lot for and imagine the money you'll save as a member.

Meds

Misconception: Medicines are

expensive wherever you buy them.

Per Month


TRUTH: Generic pharmacy drugs are not expensive. 


Common generic medications will be available at wholesale prices and dispensed in our office -- directly to you -- without any markup. 




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X-Rays

Misconception: radiology is expensive and I wait forever to get the results. 



TRUTH:  The ‘cash pay’ price for radiology services is up to 75% off of the insurance-based price. 


We have negotiated radiology services for our member patients with the largest independent imaging service in  our region. 

Our agreement requires that the radiologist reports the final results within 24-36 hrs.

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Labs​

Misconception: Labs cost the same no matter which doctor’s office you go to.



TRUTH: We have negotiated with LabCorp and Quest for our member patients to get significantly reduced 'cash-pay' lab prices at both national reference labs.

 

DPC practices nationwide report these prices can be up to 90% off of the insurance-based prices you're used to.

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Call if you've got a question -- get an answer from Dr. Hicks now.

(314) 680.1632

Saving You Money

Check the list for those services you currently pay a lot for and imagine the money you'll save as a member.

Urgent Care

Misconception: If I’m sick, I can save time & money going to urgent care.

Per Month


TRUTH:   Stop!  Call us first. We can help you figure out how best to get the prompt and cost-effective medical care you need. 


 Evaluation and treatment for sudden illnesses or minor injuries, like sprains & stitches, are always included whenever possible.

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Procedures

Misconception: Whatever the insurance company calls a procedure, it always costs me a lot of money.



TRUTH:  Many primary care procedures can be done with minimal technology, so they should cost very little. 


Your membership fee pays for your doctor’s time, so Dr. Hicks never charges you anything extra for the time he spends doing procedures.

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Injections​

Misconception: Even painless shots end up hurting my pocketbook.




TRUTH:  Not when you buy injections at wholesale prices.


Because we don't charge an administration fee, and there's no markup on the injected item.  Ever.


 Injectable medications -- such as vitamin shots, antibiotic injections, and steroid  joint injections, are . . .

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Saving You Money

Check the list for those services you currently pay a lot for and imagine the money you'll save as a member.

After-Hours Care

Misconception: If it’s 5:01 on a Friday, I know I’ll have to wait until Monday or Tuesday before they’ll return my call.

Per Month


TRUTH:  Except for rare occasions,  Dr. Hicks will be available to you 24/7 by SMS text, telephone, email, Skype, Face Time, or whatever new technology becomes commonly available.  


Our goal is for you to have easy access to Dr. Hicks whenever, wherever and however you want.

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Immunizations

Misconception: Since you said that wholesale drugs are so cheap, then wholesale vaccines can’t cost much.



TRUTH:  Actually, vaccines have relatively short expiration dates. So they are surprisingly expensive for a smaller office to stock and store before they expire. 


But we have come up with a method to save you money when getting the vaccines you need . . .

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