Direct Primary Care
At AVH we offer a direct primary care membership for newborns through adult. This membership is meant for those who are generally healthy or with stable chronic conditions and would like a more holistic approach to health. This membership includes all primary care sick and well visits, and there are no additional copays or deductibles.
Direct Primary Care membership includes the following services
Primary care from a holistic, integrative perspective
Annual exams and well check/wellness visits
Sick visits/acute care visits
Home visits when medically necessary (subject to travel fees)
In-office testing such as strep and urinalysis
Basic labs included for those without insurance coverage to include CBC, CMP, TSH, lipids, HgbA1c; labs billed through insurance when coverage is present
Basic wound care
Discounts on supplements and labs when needed
Membership fees are simple:
$99/mo - per individual (up to 2 individuals)
$199/mo - Families of up to 4 people; $10/mo per each additional child
There is a one-time registration fee that is equal to one month's membership fee. While membership is meant to be continuous and long-term, you must sign on for a minimum of 6 months.
If you are experiencing a health challenge that you would like to address with a root-cause approach, we can help. Please see our Function Medicine options. For mood and/or hormone challenges see our Bioidentical Hormone options.
What is the Direct Primary Care Model?
Direct Primary Care is an innovative alternative payment model that allows patients unprecedented access to their primary care provider for a simple, flat, affordable monthly fee, usually less than the average cell phone bill. This model allows patients and providers the time they need to address issues and create a trusting and enduring therapeutic relationship. It allows for the use of technology and telemedicine to ensure patients have access to care in whatever manner is most convenient for them.