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July 02, 2012

The Doctor Will See You Now

Dick sits down with Dr. Brian Forrest, who created his own solution to spiraling insurance costs years ago. His practice Access Healthcare, based in Apex, N.C., asks patients for a monthly fee to be part of the practice, and then people pay out of pocket for things like blood work, X-rays or office visits. He has reduced costs and is able to spend more time - 45 minutes - with his patients. Dr. Forrest thinks the Affordable Care Act won't solve everything, and patients will still choose his kind of practice.

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