Dr. Bernard in the media
Saying no to insurance: Some area physicians giving direct primary care a shot Liz Freeman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 239-263-47789:58 a.m. EDT July 12, 2016 Dr. Rebekah Bernard has worked for a nonprofit clinic in Immokalee, a physician group affiliated with a hospital chain, and had her own practice within an urgent care center.Now she has a solo direct primary care practice south of Fort Myers and not far from Estero. She wants simple, low overhead and no red tape. That
What is a Direct Primary Care (DPC) practice?
It's no surprise to most anyone these days that the health care system in the United States is in trouble. Insurance premiums are through the roof, co-pays and deductibles tick ever upwards, and even generic medications that cost $4 at Walmart often require a "prior authorization" for coverage. As tired as patients are of this nonsense, doctors are even more tired. Not only do we have to jump through hoops to provide the health care that we think is important, but we have t
Update for patients of Dr. Bernard
I sincerely apologize to all of my patients that I am no longer be able to practice at my previous location due to unexpected circumstances. For more information on my future plans, visit my new practice website at www.GulfCoastDPC.com. For additional questions, please call my office manager at 239-322-3860 or email us at GulfCoastDPC@gmail.com. For help finding a new physician, please contact the Collier County Medical Society or the Lee County Medical Society. Your new phy