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Primary Election

An election in which candidates compete against members of their own party to receive the nomination for a political office. The nominee then goes on to face candidates from other parties. The rules in primary elections vary by both party and jurisdiction. In some U.S. states, for example, one needs a plurality to win the primary; in others, a plurality win leads to a run-off election between the two top contenders.
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They secured an interim order on Thursday restraining the use of direct primary.
A direct primary care practice can be designed in different ways, but most opt out of insurance and offer a flat fee to patients for all primary care provided, said James A.
While their numbers are still small, the number of direct primary care practices nationally has grown from a few in the early 2000s to more than 700 today, according to the Direct Primary Care Coalition.
I'm most excited about recommending direct primary care relationships.
Fletcher added, "With this model of Direct Primary Care it allows me to build relationships with my patients and really get to know them.
She said nationwide the direct primary care model is popular among independent providers including some specialists, who can manage a patient load on their own and customize care to their patient's needs.
The direct primary care model allows physicians to spend more time with their patients at lower costs.
But there's a sizable catch: Direct primary care is not insurance.
Direct Primary Care Membership Medicine, WVMed J, 2014; 110:8-11.
BEFORE THEY WERE ABLE TO LAUNCH QLIANCE in Seattle, family physicians Erika Bliss and her cousin, internist Garrison Bliss, had to explain the direct primary care model to the Washington state insurance commissioner and the state Legislature.
As we discussed in our April editorial, "Direct Primary Care: Kicking Insurance Out of the Exam Room," the new primary care practice model known as direct primary care (DPC) is posed to force an evolution of the healthcare system in Louisiana.
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