direct primary

noun

Definition of direct primary 

: a primary in which nominations of candidates for office are made by direct vote

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In fact, many patients choose direct primary care for financial reasons. Lisa Schencker, chicagotribune.com, "More doctors embrace membership fees, shunning health insurance," 22 June 2018 Scurato also sees a growing interest in nontraditional medical services like direct primary care practices, doctor's offices that provide medical services including examinations and laboratory testing. Joyce M. Rosenberg, USA TODAY, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 9 Dec. 2017 Scurato also sees a growing interest in nontraditional medical services like direct primary care practices, doctor's offices that provide medical services including examinations and laboratory testing. Joyce M. Rosenberg, USA TODAY, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 9 Dec. 2017 Scurato also sees a growing interest in nontraditional medical services like direct primary care practices, doctor's offices that provide medical services including examinations and laboratory testing. Joyce M. Rosenberg, USA TODAY, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 9 Dec. 2017 Scurato also sees a growing interest in nontraditional medical services like direct primary care practices, doctor's offices that provide medical services including examinations and laboratory testing. Joyce M. Rosenberg, Houston Chronicle, "As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternatives," 8 Dec. 2017

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1900, in the meaning defined above

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