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Patient Physician Cooperative Offers Discounted Fees Without Insurance

“Portland is home to numerous co-operatives – including grocery stores and other businesses that employees run with their customers. So a healthcare co-op model allowing patients to choose a naturopathic doctor or acupuncturist as their primary care provider might seem like a uniquely Portland idea. But actually, the Patient/Physician Cooperative (PPC) – which started advertising […]

Patient Physician Cooperative seeks to remodel health care

“On Nov. 19, demonstrators rallied in Pioneer Courthouse Square calling for health care reform and coverage for all. Speakers stepped to the microphone and called out “I’m mad as hell because…” The crowd then responded to their narratives of medical inequity with a chorus of “unacceptable!” A desire for affordable, reliable medical care united those […]