How do I join Wellscape Direct MD?

Posted on February 16, 2017

I offer an complimentary non-clinical appointment to review all that Wellscape Direct MD offers, to answer questions, and to see if it might be a good fit for you. I am also happy to provide information by email and phone. Read More

Can I cancel my membership?

Posted on February 16, 2017

I ask that you consider giving your membership a three-month trial, to get the full benefit of what is offered and so we can get to know each other. However, you are free to cancel your membership at any time ... Read More

Who can join Wellscape Direct MD?

Posted on February 16, 2017

I am currently accepting patients who are 13 years old and older. Read More

What should I do if I have a health concern outside of office hours?

Posted on February 16, 2017

For an emergency, please call 911 directly.  You are welcome to contact me by phone, secure text message, or email for non-urgent after-hour concerns. For urgent concerns, I am happy to triage your concern and ask that you call the office to reach ... Read More

What if I have a medical emergency?

Posted on February 16, 2017

For an emergency, please call 911.  Although I don’t provide after-hours urgent and emergency services, I am available to help triage and coordinate any urgent need you might require. Read More

What if I’m admitted to the hospital?

Posted on February 16, 2017

Hospitals in the greater Boston area use teams of “hospitalists” to take care of patients who get admitted to the hospital. These are specialists who are experts on hospital medicine. Although I do rely on the hospitalists to take care of you if ... Read More

What if I don’t have insurance?

Posted on January 06, 2017

You are welcome to join Wellscape Direct MD! However, I will suggest we discuss options for insurance coverage - to meet your potential healthcare needs outside of what is offered at Wellscape Direct MD. For additional information, please also refer to "Do I need ... Read More

What if I have Medicare?

Posted on January 06, 2017

No problem! However, I have "opted out" of Medicare which means the services I provide cannot be billed to Medicare - either by me or by you. However, you can still use your Medicare insurance to cover other medical services ... Read More

Can I use my HSA, HRA, or FSA to cover membership costs?

Posted on January 06, 2017

Unfortunately, at the current time, the IRS hasn’t acknowledged clearly that Direct Primary Care is a healthcare service (and not a form of insurance), which has muddied the waters when it comes to utilizing HSA/HRA/FSA funds to cover DPC ... Read More

What is Direct Primary Care?

Posted on July 21, 2016

Direct Primary Care (DPC) is an alternative model of primary care that is gaining popularity across the US. DPC prioritizes the patient-doctor relationship, minimizing the influence of outside forces such as insurance companies, large healthcare organizations, and government. It places ... Read More