DIRECT PRIMARY CARE
AT SEVEN HILLS FAMILY MEDICINE WE PROVIDE DIRECT PRIMARY CARE (DPC) -
A RELATIVELY NEW HEALTHCARE MODEL THAT IS BOTH INNOVATIVE YET FAMILIAR.
THIS MODEL PRIORITIZES HIGH VALUE CARE AND SUSTAINABILITY FOR PATIENTS AND CAREGIVERS
OVER PROFITABILITY FOR INVESTORS AND PRIVATE EQUITY.
For a predictable monthly fee, you get uncapped access to your doctor, with same or next day appointments available, and comprehensive visits lasting 30 to 60 minutes.
There are NO copays for visits. Members have access to deeply discounted prescription drugs and labs, and our team will help with care coordination and connection to community resources.
We will tailor communication to your preferences through text, email, phone, telehealth, in-person office visits or medically necessary house-calls within 10 miles.
This rate reflects the standard cost of a general membership:
A one time enrollment fee of $100
Adults (25-64): $85 per month
Youth (3-24 years old): $59 per month
Seniors (65+ years old): $99 per month
Automatic discount applied for groups with a single payer:
10% off for groups of 2-3, and 15% off for groups of 4 or more. Enrollment fee caps at $500 per group.
If you are unable to afford the standard cost of a general membership:
A one time enrollment fee of $52
Adults (25-64): $48 per month
Youth (3-24 years old): $38 per month
No means testing, your need is self assessed. These memberships are offered as resources allow on a first come first served basis.
If you are able, join our DPC practice at a higher monthly membership rate to help offset the costs of those with fewer resources:
A one time enrollment fee of $100
Adults (25-64): Starting at $105 per month
Youth (3-24 years old): $69 per month
Seniors (65+ years old): $120 per month
You have the option to further increase your monthly contribution at sign-up. Enrollment fee caps at $500 per group.
How safe is abortion?There is a lot of misinformation about the safety of abortion procedures. This information is not based on facts and is distributed by anti-abortion groups who want to impose their views on others. The science is clear: early abortion performed in the first trimester by pill or aspiration is incredibly common and incredibly safe. There is no increased risk to future fertility and you may become pregnant again immediately.
Why should I come to the office for an abortion by pill instead of using a telehealth option?While telehealth is a safe option for most people to get abortion pills, it is important to be aware that in some cases the abortion pills will fail to end a pregnancy. While this is relatively uncommon, it does happen to about 1 in 20 patients (4.8% failure rate). Most telehealth providers of abortion by pill do not offer any follow up or refund in the case of such a failure. At Seven Hills Family Medicine in the event of an incomplete abortion by pill our experienced staff will counsel you on all of your options, including an in-office aspiration procedure. If an in-office follow up procedure is required there is no additional cost to our patients.
Is it safe to take abortion pills at home?Yes! Dr. Arnold will review your ultrasound and medical history to make sure that abortion pills are a safe option for your care. She will also prescribe an individualized pain management regimen to help you care for yourself at home. Complications are rare and we are available 24/7 to help you through the process.
Do I need sedation for the SofTouch procedure?For most people no sedation is required. SofTouch is a gentle 2-5 minute procedure specifically designed to end early pregnancy and manage miscarriage in a family doctor’s office. The procedure is performed on a regular exam table and is similar to a Pap Test. It is non-invasive as there is no cutting or permanent change to the body. Some cramping and discomfort is expected but can be managed with a variety of non-sedating pain medications available in our office.
Will I have to go to a pharmacy to pick up my abortion pills?No, all required medications are dispensed from our in-house pharmacy. You will not have to go anywhere else when you leave.
Can I use insurance to cover my abortion?In order to keep our prices low we do not accept insurance. If desired, we can provide you with an itemized receipt to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. You may also want to check the cost of the abortion procedure with your insurance provider, as in some cases it may be more expensive to use insurance coverage. Also, please be aware that Virginia Medicaid does not cover elective abortion, but financial aid is available.