Primary Care Cures

Primary Care Cures

Latest Episodes

Episode # 76 – Wait! You are One of 500,000 Members with a Direct Primary Care Doc and You Don’t Know about Sedera? Learn How Medical Cost Sharing is the Perfect Pairing for DPC with Jamie Lagarde, its CEO and Why This was the Fastest Growing Company
July 09, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Jamie Lagarde, CEO of Sedera, a medical cost sharing organization. Medical cost sharing is non-insurance where all members share funds for medical care. There is no provider network, and there is no insurance company.

Episode # 75 – Dr. Lee Gross is the Voice of Direct Primary Care in the White House, Congress, CMS, HHS, and IRS. Hear the games Bigs play.
July 03, 2020

In this episode, Ron chats with Dr. Lee Gross, the Founder of Epiphany Direct Primary Care. Here they do a deep dive into a more affordable and more effective model of healthcare. This model is built around direct primary care … Continue reading →

Episode # 74 – Ashley Bacot and Kenneth Aldridge Get Real and Right Down to the Metrics that Make Rosencare a National Model that Changes Everything.
June 24, 2020

In this episode Ron welcomes back Ashley Bacot and Kenneth Aldridge of Rosencare. Here, they do a deep dive into what makes the Rosencare model special. They discuss how their healthcare model gives them a financial, recruiting,

Episode # 73 – Meet a Top National Benefits Advisor who Engineers 30-60% Savings for her 215,000 Person Block of Business and a Local CEO Who Could Never go Back to Legacy Health Benefits or Factory Medical Care. Rachel Means is That Genius Advisor a
June 18, 2020

This episode features Rachel Means, CEO of Employee Benefits Consulting (EBC) & Charlie Cano, CEO at Etex Telephone Cooperative. Here they discuss the U.S. health care system and how it is becoming increasingly complex and confusing to employees and em...

Episode # 72 – Marni Jameson Carey Represents Independent Docs and is Outing the Bad Behaving Nonprofit Bigs with Skyboxes, Stadium Naming Rights, and Billions in Offshore Cayman Accounts.
June 10, 2020

In this episode, Marni Jameson Carey returns to the show for a third time. Here she puts nonprofit hospitals and health systems under a microscope and investigates the fact that they are not behaving the way people expect nonprofits to … Continue readi...

Episode # 71 – Save a Rural Hospital, Save a County Says Carl Schuessler, an Uber Creative Benefit Advisor with Mitigate Partners Who Teaches Nearly Broke but Highly Rated Rurals Exactly How to Save Millions Building Their Own Local High Value Networ
June 04, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Carl Schuessler, Managing Principal, BenefitStrategies, LLC. and Mitigate Partners, LLC. Here they discuss how to bring back “neighborhood healthcare” to communities, eliminating the counterproductive barriers,

Episode # 70 – Dr. Marty Makary is the Bestselling Author of Game Changing “Unaccountable” and More Recently “The Price We Pay”. What is Next in Healthcare Post COVID-19? What is Working Today?
May 28, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Dr. Marty Makary, Johns Hopkins surgeon, thought leader and Professor of Public Health. Here they discuss primary care in a sea of change during COVID-19 and what it will look like after the pandemic. … Continue reading →

Episode # 69 – James Dunavant of the Free Market Medical Association is at the Cutting Edge of Transparency and Entrepreneurial Alternatives that Repair Healthcare One Employer at a Time.
May 21, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with James Dunavant, the Executive Director of the Free Market Medical Association. James is a champion for price transparency and the free market medical movement. Here they discuss the rising costs and worsening benefits in ...

Episode # 68 – Everything you Thought you Knew About Back Pain is and was Wrong. Meet Cathryn Jacobson Ramin who Wrote the Definitive Book on the Industry.
May 13, 2020

In this episode Ron talks to Cathryn Jakobson Ramin. Here she does a deep dive into her book, “Crooked: Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting On the Road to Recovery”. Cathryn struggled with backache and sciatica for years.

Episode # 67 – Tom Banning, CEO of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, has a Broad Perspective on How COVID-19 is Decimating 4000 Members. Here is What’s Happening on the Ground.
May 06, 2020

In this episode Ron chats with Tom Banning, CEO of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians. Here, they do a deep dive into how COVID-19 is affecting family physicians and their practices. Primary care physicians are being hit hard financially by the pan...