Direct Care vs Insurance

For those of us that have high deductible insurance plans (my family and I have a bronze plan that combines a Health Savings Account with a HDHP) direct care just makes sense. Less cost up front means more money in your pocket. One question we get quite often is “Since I have good coverage, won’t direct care cost me more?” In the example below we show how direct care, even for those that have great coverage, can save money. Insurance* Direct Pay Moderate Visit $108.00 $90.00 Copay** $30.00 $0.00 CBC $12.83 $10.00 CMP $16.00 $12.00 Total $166.83 $112.00  80/20 (in network)  $57.37**  $56.00  50/50 (out of network) Difference: $1.37 *Representative of one of the largest insurance providers in KS **Copay not reimburse-able and doesn’t count toward deductible We’re excited to offer good value and affordable care in a simplified...

Fat Coffee

Ok, its time to share my breakfast secret. Actually, its not a secret. I tell lots of people about it. Disclaimer: this isn’t my recipe, I got it from Ben Greenfield and have been drinking it almost every morning. I believe its a slight twist on “Bullet Proof Coffee“. Mornings at the Davis household are busy. Breakfast needs to be something that can be easily thrown together. If I have the time I love having two eggs (fresh from the hen house) cooked in my cast iron skillet in a large spoonful of coconut oil. When I don’t have time for that, I throw these ingredients in the blender for “Fat Coffee”. 8 oz of Black coffee 3 oz of full fat coconut milk 1 Tbs of grass fed butter 1 Tbs of extra virgin coconut oil (can sub with MCT Oil) 1 tsp of vanilla dash of cinnamon 3 drops of stevia (have been eliminating this lately) Blend at low low speed, pour and enjoy! Dietary Fats that Improve Brain...