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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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Nationally, direct primary care is relatively new and very much a niche option.
It then analyzes direct primary care's broader role in the contemporary American healthcare marketplace.
In direct primary care, patients pay about $100 a month or less directly to the physician for comprehensive primary care, including basic medication, lab tests, and follow-up visits in person, over email, and by phone.
With two other physicians, Garrison Bliss started Seattle Medical Associates, a direct primary care practice funded entirely by monthly subscription fees from patients.
The objective of the study was to compare the outcome of Rhomboid excision and Modified Limberg's flap closure with that of excision and direct primary closure for the treatment of sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus.
As of our April article, the Louisiana State Medical Society had introduced legislation, Senate Bill 516 authored by Senator Sherri Buffington and Representative Stuart Bishop, to make it possible to operate a direct primary care practice in Louisiana.
As director of operations, Wadsworth oversees the running of the medical practice and monitors how the practice serves every aspect of direct primary care.
Furlow said he researched the idea of being a personal physician--he uses the term direct primary care physician --for three years before making the jump.
Practice transformation: taking the direct primary care route.
The practice models vary considerably, from low-overhead cash practices to direct primary care.
We're starting to change the industry of insurance, because we're showing companies that they can actually be more profitable at a lower premium if they don't insure routine family medicine--as long as their customers are working with us or with some other provider of direct primary care.
I could live with a direct primary system like they have in almost every other state.