About Foundations Direct Care

Unhurried visits. Price transparency. Shared decision making. Holistic care.

Foundations Direct Care is a welcoming world where everyone has access to high-quality, affordable primary care.

Our mission is to provide hope and healing by empowering individuals and families to make healthy decisions so they can thrive in their communities.

We provide peace of mind and convenience through unhurried visits, access to your doctor, price transparency, shared decision making, and a commitment to care for the whole person. We know that as your health  improves today, lives will be changed for generations to come.

At Foundations Direct Care, we are proud to take care of your whole family, for their whole life in a bright, modern, comfortable setting. We provide ‘old-fashioned’ medical care with modern conveniences. We’re a bit different than other health clinics. Our patients pay a flat-rate membership and we don’t bill insurance. You can still have insurance (in fact, we encourage it) but we don’t bill it.

Our simplified healthcare model lets us offer wellness care, urgent care, injury care, dermatologic care, pap smears, flu shots, stitches, pregnancy tests and much more for less than the cost of your phone bill.

Interested?  We hope you’ll join us!

What is Direct Primary Care?

Direct primary care (DPC) is an innovative primary care model that is based on the idea that better care can be delivered much more affordably by separating primary care from traditional insurance.

Two pioneers in direct primary care, Dr. Garrison Bliss and Dr. Josh Umbehr, have used the analogy of car insurance to explain DPC. Imagine if we insured our car the way we insure ourselves. One way to keep car insurance reasonable is to pay for coverage of the big expenses, like collisions. The smaller and variable expenses – oil changes, gas, car washes, tire rotations —we pay for out of our own pocket. To apply these charges to insurance would inflate the cost such that it wouldn’t be sustainable to have a car. Apply this idea to your health care: oil changes, tire rotations, car washes are like primary care and collisions are like hospital care. You need insurance for the big things (the collisions and major surgeries), while the smaller things (oil changes, tire rotations, routine labs, immunizations) are better off being taken care of outside of insurance.