If you visit one of the five doctors at Southdale Internal Medicine in Edina, you'll know exactly what the appointment will cost you. A 20 minute appointment is $80, for example, and 30 minutes is $120.
The clinic will no longer accept insurance starting in April, except for Medicare. Patients will be able to look at the clinic's price list and pay cash for the services they want.
Dr. Merlin Brown, one of the partners at Southdale Internal Medicine, joins The Daily Circuit Wednesday, Jan. 30 to discuss this new system. Brown is also co-author of Where Doesn't It Hurt? A Healthcare Solution from a Doctor and His Equally Frustrated Patient.
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