Advocate Family Medicine is Direct Primary Care
Direct primary care is healthcare in its simplest form — just you and your doctor. This model has existed from the time of Hippocrates and involves a patient forming an agreement directly with the physician. Trustworthy medical counsel is then exchanged for a fee. Only in recent years has medical insurance come to mean coverage for everything from health maintenance to emergencies. But when was the last time you used your car insurance to pay for gas and an oil change? Direct primary care has restored the noblest aspects of medicine and has opened the door to affordable, superior medical care.
Advocate Family Medicine is the first direct primary care practice in Yardley, Pennsylvania. It was established by Dr. Margi Johnson as a return to old-fashioned medicine equipped with modern technology. Membership gives patients contact with their doctor whenever they need her. After all, rashes, fevers, and strained backs don't follow office hours. Dr. Johnson is here for you at any time.
Advocate Family Medicine simplifies medical care. No insurance. No hassles. You and your physician decide what is best for your health. Insurance is still there for the unpredictable, large expenses, such as hospitalizations, but the vast majority of care can be managed by the family doctor. Without third-party intrusions, Dr. Margi Johnson and her patients are free to grow relationships built on trust and respect. That unique trust will extend both ways: text a picture of a rash or make a video call from the baby's nursery. Don't be surprised if she swings by the house to see how you're doing. This is medicine the way you deserve it.
WHY MAKE THE SWITCH?
Same-day or next-day appointments
Talk to your doctor via phone, text, email, and virtual technology
Extended appointments (often 30-60 minutes)
Say goodbye to long wait times and being put on hold
Same day specialist e-consults
House calls when medically necessary
Affordable monthly fee
No more copays with every visit
Wholesale labs and medications
Low-cost office procedures (think: stitches with your physician vs. the wait and cost of going to the ER)
Physicals, forms, notes — no additional fees
Better for You
No insurance = no hassles
No copays, coders, billers, or layers of staff
Savings passed directly to patients
Numerous health problems? Pre-existing conditions? You are welcome in this medical home
Superior healthcare for the working poor, uninsured, under-insured, average person, and for those with high-deductibles and health savings plans (everyone!)