What is Sherpaa and what is One Medical? One Medical is a traditional brick and mortar primary care practice located primarily in San Francisco and NYC that offers online scheduling and same or next day appointments. There’s a significant membership fee for individuals ($149 per year) or companies (~$40,000 for 250 employees) to join and each visit then costs employees market prices for a traditional … Continue reading An Employer’s Guide: Comparing Sherpaa with One Medical
You pay for each and every One Medical visit out of your own pocket and there’s no way to know how much you’ll be billed. It’s traditional healthcare. Sherpaa is a flat rate for unlimited care. We keep things simple and transparent. When other doctors charge you more for doing more, their economic interests are competing against yours. One Medical, and other traditional doctors, bill … Continue reading 9 Reasons to Choose Sherpaa over One Medical
Yesterday, one of Sherpaa’s members reached out and asked if we could help them find a health insurance plan. We said, “have you seen Stride Health? Go there and let them do that for you. They nail it.” The patient’s response was a simple “Wow! Thank you.” Over the last 5 years, there’s been an onslaught of new digital health companies, some good, some bad, and … Continue reading
Today’s primary care is a series of one night stands from fractured silos of random providers. There’s a 22 day wait to see an experienced primary care doctor in NYC, but the future looks more like Boston’s 45 day wait. So folks turned to ERs because they were accessible. As insurance companies tried to get expensive ER overuse under control, this led to the rise … Continue reading Who should pay for primary care?