Bloomberg Law
July 24, 2020, 9:26 AM

Popular Primary-Care Memberships Threatened by IRS Stance

Sara Hansard
Sara Hansard

Popular primary-care offerings that give patients greater access to doctors could be thwarted by tax law that prevents people from also capitalizing on tax-advantaged health savings accounts.

These facilities, which include national outfits like One Medical Group Inc. and small local practices, provide a range of primary-care services to members for monthly fees that typically range from $50 to $150. Memberships generally cover checkups, quick appointments, and often some medications and lab tests. Members also generally have traditional health insurance to cover high-cost care like hospitalization.

Doctors are paid directly by members, without billing health insurers. Direct primary-care doctors number ...

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