Frequently Asked Questions About Direct Primary Care at Nextera Healthcare
How does Nextera Healthcare work?
Nextera Healthcare is a monthly membership program delivering primary care services to individuals, families, and businesses for one low monthly fee. Patients are never assessed copays, regardless of how often they need to see a physician or other primary care provider.
What is included in my Nextera Healthcare direct primary care membership?
Nextera Healthcare providers offer a wide range of adult and family primary care services, including but not limited to:
- Acute care and chronic disease management
- Allergy management
- Mental health, including management for depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders
- School, sports, and workplace physicals
- Sleep hygiene assessments and support
- Stress management
- Treatment of sprains, lacerations, and broken bones
- Weight management and health risk assessment
- Women’s health
- Well checks for infants and children
- Preventive health care
- Same-day appointments or next-day appointments based on medical need.
Please call 911 in the event of a medical emergency.
Due to regulatory restrictions, not all Nextera Healthcare providers are available to those who are eligible for or enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid or other government health programs.
**Please note, in the state of Colorado, Nextera Healthcare is not available to those with Medicaid.
What is not included in my direct primary care membership?
Primary care services provided through Nextera Healthcare can often address the vast majority of an individual’s health care needs. However, some services are not included in the direct primary care program. Patients are encouraged to combine Nextera Healthcare membership with a high-deductible insurance policy to cover specialist physician and hospital services.
Nextera Healthcare membership does not cover the cost of such services as:
- Laboratory Services
- Medical Imaging
- Specialist Care
- Emergency Department Visits
How does Nextera Healthcare improve the quality of care?
Nextera Healthcare is an affordable healthcare solution giving patients more convenient access to and one-on-one time with their physician or other primary care providers. With greater access to primary care physicians who serve as health coaches come improved understanding of one’s individual health care needs, treatment options, and potential health outcomes.
When patients are not bound by copay and office visit restrictions imposed by traditional health plans and physicians have more time to get to know their patients, quality of care is greatly improved.
How does Nextera Healthcare save patients money?
The vast majority of one’s primary health care needs can be covered through Nextera Healthcare membership. Our simple, straightforward, and affordable monthly payment model eliminates copays, fees for most in-office tests and treatments, and other costs often associated with traditional health plans.