Direct Primary Care

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Feb. 17, 2017) – An Indiana bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice in the state unanimously passed the Senate this week. Sen. Eric Koch (R) sponsors Senate Bill 303 (SB303). The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements)…

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 16, 2017) – A Kentucky bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice in the state passed the Senate yesterday. A coalition of three Republican senators introduced Senate Bill 97 (SB97) on Jan 3. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called…

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Feb. 16, 2017) – A West Virginia bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice in the state passed an important House committee this week. Del. Joel Ellington (R-Princeton) and Del. Amy Summers (R-Flemington) introduced House Bill 2301 (HB2301) on Feb. 9. The legislation specifies…

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Feb. 10, 2017) – A bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice in the state has passed an Alabama Senate committee. Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur) introduced Senate Bill 94 (SB94) on Feb. 7. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical…

RICHMOND, Va. (Feb 3, 2017) – A Virginia bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom passed the state House yesterday. Del. R. Steven Landes (R-Verona) introduced House Bill 2053 (HB2053) on Jan. 10. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby freeing doctors and patients from…

HELENA, Mont. (Jan. 31, 2017) – A bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the foundation to nullify federal control over the industry in practice passed the Montana Senate yesterday. Sen. Cary Smith (R-Billings) introduced Senate Bill 100 (SB100) on Jan. 9. The legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do…

HELENA, Mont. (Jan. 26, 2017) – A bill that would help facilitate healthcare freedom and set the stage to nullify Obamacare in practice in Montana passed an important Senate committee Monday. Sen. Cary Smith (R-Billings) introduced Senate Bill 100 (SB100) on Jan. 9. The legislation would authorize direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer…

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Aug. 1, 2016) – Two provisions in a bill recently signed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will help facilitate healthcare freedom and takes another small step toward setting the stage to nullify Obamacare and federal hemp prohibition in practice. Rep. Keith Frederick filed House Bill 1682 (HB1682) last December. The legislation amends…

LINCOLN, Neb. (July 20, 2016) – Today, a new law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in Nebraska goes into effect. Sen. Merv Riepe (R-Omaha) introduced Legislative Bill 817 (LB817) back in January. The new law specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements) do not constitute insurance, thereby freeing doctors and…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 1, 2016) –  Today, a Tennessee law that will help facilitate healthcare freedom in the Volunteer State went into effect. Sen. Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) introduced Senate Bill 2443 (SB2443) on Jan. 21. Known as the “Health Care Empowerment Act,” the legislation specifies that direct primary care agreements (sometimes called medical retainer agreements)…