Posted by: AtlasMD

December 12, 2013

ACA Homogeneity — Direct Primary Care Doc Closes Up Shop In Wisconsin

We’re disheartened to share the news that Dr. Schupp closed his Madison, WI-direct primary care facility last month. He told the DPC Journal Editor, Michael Tetreault, “I wanted to try something different [entrepreneurial] and had over 100 patients were interested in the first two-months of startup. I was able to cover expenses with just 40 patients.”

Ouch. It’s incredible to hear that Dr. Schupp managed to break even with just 40 patients enrolled. Schupp continued to tell Tetreault, though, that several factors determined his decision to discontinue operation… one of which included the uncertainty of prospective patients related to the Affordable Care Act.

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