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Concierge Medical Perks at a Glance


What an annual fee will get you.


Editor's Note: Please see, Concierge Medical Service a Growing Trend for more on this story.

MDVIP Inc., of Boca Raton, Fla., helps doctors around the country set up retainer-based medical practices. These doctors charge annual fees of between $1,500 and $1,800 for patients to be on their rolls. Here are some of the benefits the company touts for the approximately 122,000 patients of the 340 doctors it works with:

  • annual "executive-level" physical, which includes extensive blood work and nutritional counseling;

  • on-time, same-day or next-day appointments (virtually no time lingering in a waiting room);

  • around-the-clock doctor access every day (by phone, e-mail or Web site, house calls possible);

  • personalized health Web site with secure patient/physician email system;

  • personal, wallet-sized health record CD;

  • care coordination with specialists and a national network of "Medical Centers of Excellence" that includes the Cleveland Clinic and the UCLA Health System;

  • urgent care coordination with MDVIP doctors in other cities for patients who become sick or injured while traveling.

Source: MDVIP Inc. of Boca Raton, Fla.

Procter & Gamble (PG) owns a minority stake in MDVIP.

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