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Old 03-25-2020, 06:25 PM
Mdcastle is offline
Join Date: Oct 2004
Posts: 2,243
Concierge physician care is definately a thing for the upper middle class and above. In some cases the doctor will even give you his or her personal phone number so you can call at 3:00 in the morning if you're concerned about your kid's fever. But that's limited to basic office visit type care. In many cases these doctors don't even have the capability of doing routine lab test at their practice so they'll send you to LabCorp or Quest and have them bill your insurance. The math simply doesn't scale up to have concierge complete hospitals. The cost is along the lines of $2000 per bed per day for an average sized hospital and you're simply not going to find enough people willing to pay for concierge hospital care to fill them.