Today in the NYT was a story:
A Health Care Plan So Cheap, They Made Him Raise the Price
By ARIEL KAMINER
Yes, for $79 for month, you get unlimited physician visits. I have to wonder, what does this mean? I checked their website and pulled up their "classic agreement". This is what is says.
There is a list of covered services posted at http://amgmedicalgroup.com/pdf_form/Classic_Plan_Full_List_5.pdfI.Membership Benefits:(A) Included Benefits: All AMG Members in good standing shall be entitled to unlimited regular preventive checkups for adults and/or well baby checkups for $79.00 per member per month for Classic Plan and for $119.00 per member per month for Premium Plan. Preventive checkups may include all treatment, testing and care identified on Appendix I and Appendix III.(B) Benefits at Additional Charge: AMG Members will also enjoy the benefit of up to 15 sick visits per fiscal year charged at $33.00 per visit. Such visits may include, but are not limited to, lab tests, x-rays, sonograms, office-based surgeries and physical therapy and all other treatments, testing and care identified on Appendix II and Appendix IV.(C) Services Not Available: THIS AGREEMENT DOES NOT COVER HOSPITAL STAYS, EMERGENCY ROOM VISITS, SERVICES OF SPECIALISTS NOT EMPLOYED BY AMG, TREATMENT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMAGING) PROVIDED ANYWHERE OTHER THAN AT AMG’S FACILITIES, AND ALL LAB TESTS OTHER THAN THOSE IDENTIFIED ON APPENDIX V.