Restoring Free Markets to Medicine
Restoring Free Markets to Medicine

AAPS physicians are kicking big government and government-controlled insurance companies out of their offices and are leading the Way Back to FREEDOM in Medicine. The result?

Both Doctors and Patients are happier!

Be sure to scroll down past the videos to see a list of more resources helpful to physicians looking to reduce or eliminate third-party interference in their practice.


Learn from these doctors taking back their profession:


Video from 5/20/2016 Thrive, Not Just Survive XXIV, Dallas


Video from 1/29/2016 Thrive, Not Just Survive XXIII, Orlando


Full Video from 6/5/2015 Thrive, Not Just Survive XXII, Raleigh


Full Video from 1/9/2015 Thrive, Not Just Survive XXI, New Orleans


The Psychology of Direct Pay Medicine - Robert Emmons, MD & Josh Umbehr, MD - September 2014


Full Video from 5/8/2014 Thrive, Not Just Survive XX, Minneapolis


Family Physician Michael Ciampi, MD transitions to Third-Party-Free FFS, 1/31/2014


Josh Umbehr, MD of Atlas.MD on Membership Model Direct Primary Care, 1/31/2014


Full Video From 8/10/2013 Thrive, Not Just Survive XIX, Minneapolis


Provisioning for the Opt Out Journey - Ophthalmologist David Richardson, MD, September 2013


Get Out and Stay Out: starting a cash-based, third-party-free practice, Juliette Madrigal Dersch, MD - Internal Medicine, Pediatrics


Opting Out of Medicare: a case study, Adam Harris, MD - Orthopedic Surgeon


Cash Based, Third-Party-Free Surgery, R. Anders Rosendahl, MD

Article About Dr. Rosendahl's practice:


Third Party Free Dermatology - Kathleen Brown, MD & Jack Brown; Surgery Center of Oklahoma - Keith Smith, MD, September 2012


No Insurance Surgery, Kevin Petersen, M.D. -


Surgery Center of Oklahoma featured at - Read Article


Medicare Payment Options, The Basics: Lawrence Huntoon, MD, PhD


Internist/Pediatrician Juliette Madrigal Dersch, MD and Anesthesiologist G. Keith Smith, MD


Dr. Keith Smith: Surgery Center of Oklahoma


Opting Out of Medicare / Reducing 3rd Party Payment: Hand Surgeon Paul Gorman, MD


Third Party Free Practice: George Watson, D.O. - Wichita, KS


Cash Based Practice: Family Practice Physician Howard Long, MD


Family Practice Physician Susan Wasson, MD goes insurance free


Concierge Model, Marcy Zwelling, MD


A Medicare/Managed Care-Free Out-Patient Surgery Center, G Keith Smith, M.D.


Concierge Practices:


Texas Physician Opts Out of Medicare and Patients are Happier


Third Party Free Otolaryngologist Girard Gianoli, MD


CLICK HERE for a list of physicians and practices that are completely third-party free. For a list of cash friendly practices see: When the patient pays directly, the patient and doctor decide on the appropriate treatment NOT the government or big-insurance company.

Are you a physician with a cash friendly practice? Add your name to the list here:

CLICK HERE to locate a list of physicians opted-out of Medicare in your state. If you are eligible for Medicare you may be finding it difficult to get an appointment. Opted-out doctors are able to work for Medicare patients outside of the restrictions set by the government. Thus they can more promptly and thoroughly attend to your medical needs.


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