logo image
search icon
Direct Primary Care Market

Direct Primary Care Market Share & Trends Analysis Report, By Type (Clinical Services, Telehealth Services, Laboratory Services, Consultative Services, Others), Care Setting (Office-Based DPC Practices, Home-Based DPC Practices, Telehealth-Only DPC Practices, Hybrid DPC Practices), End Users (Individuals, Employers, Small Businesses, Large Corporations, Insurance Companies (offering DPC as part of their plans)), By Region, and Segment Forecasts, 2023-2031

Report ID : 2559 | Published : 2024-07-03 | Pages: 180 | Format: PDF/EXCEL

Direct Primary Care Market Size is valued at USD 57.3 Bn in 2023 and is predicted to reach USD 80.4 Bn by the year 2031 at an 4.50% CAGR during the forecast period for 2024-2031.

Direct Primary Care Market info

Direct Primary Care (DPC) represents an innovative primary care practice model where patients gain unlimited access to a range of primary care services by paying a monthly membership fee specific to each practice. This model stands out as a bottom-up, physician-driven approach, diverging from the traditional top-down, insurer-centric healthcare reform efforts. Despite its potential benefits, the extent of physician awareness about DPC and their perception of its effectiveness in addressing primary care challenges, such as improving access and reducing administrative burdens, remains uncertain. Understanding physician perspectives on DPC is crucial to evaluating its viability and potential impact on the healthcare system.

Direct Primary Care (DPC) covers only essential primary care services, meaning patients may still need to purchase additional insurance or spend out-of-pocket for specialty care, hospitalizations, and other services not included in the DPC model. While DPC is not a substitute for comprehensive health insurance, it enhances primary care through telehealth services, enabling patients to consult with physicians easily for routine consultations, follow-ups, and minor health concerns. Moreover, DPC practices often offer flexible scheduling, including cell visits or house calls, which minimizes time spent on administrative tasks and allows physicians to focus more on direct patient care. This model provides a streamlined and accessible approach to primary care, enhancing the overall patient experience while maintaining the need for broader health coverage.

DPC offers predictable, transparent pricing through a flat monthly fee, which can lead to overall patient cost savings by avoiding the complexities and high costs of insurance billing. People are becoming more proactive about their health, and DPC's focus on preventive care aligns well with this trend.

Competitive Landscape

Some of the Major Key Players in the Direct Primary Care Market are

  • One Medical
  • Oak Street Health
  • Paladina Health
  • Forward Health
  • Crossover Health
  • EverMed
  • Plum Health
  • Nextera Healthcare
  • Boston Direct Health
  • PeakMed

Market Segmentation:

The information is segmented based on type and application. The type segment is divided into clinical services, telehealth Services, laboratory services, consultative services, and others. Based on the care setting, the market is categorized into office-based DPC practices, home-based DPC practices, telehealth-only DPC practices, and hybrid DPC practices. The end-users are segmented into Individuals, Employers, Small Businesses, Large Corporations, and Insurance Companies.

The Telehealth Services Segment is Expected to have the highest growth rate during the forecast period

The market is categorized by type into clinical services, telehealth services, laboratory services, consultative services, and others. The telehealth services segment is expected to have the highest growth rate during the forecast period.  The convenience and accessibility of telehealth have led to a surge in patient demand, particularly for routine consultations, follow-ups, and minor health concerns. The COVID-19 pandemic enormously accelerated the adoption of telehealth as patients and healthcare providers sought safer, contactless consultation methods. Furthermore, the easing of regulations and increased reimbursement for telehealth services by insurers and governments have further fueled its growth. As a result, telehealth has become an crucial part of the healthcare landscape, proffering a viable solution for continuous care while minimizing the risks associated with in-person visits.

The Employers Segment Dominate the Market

End-users segment is divided into individuals, employers, small businesses, large corporations, and insurance companies (offering DPC as part of their plans). Among These, the employer's segment dominates the market. DPC can significantly reduce healthcare costs for employers by providing primary care services through a flat monthly fee, minimizing the need for more expensive urgent care, emergency room visits, and hospitalizations. This cost-effective approach appeals to employers aiming to manage healthcare expenditures efficiently. Additionally, DPC focuses on preventive care and chronic disease management, leading to better employee health outcomes. Healthier employees are more productive, have fewer sick days, and contribute to a more efficient and effective workforce.

North America Led the Direct Primary Care Market

North America, particularly the United States, is a hub for innovative healthcare delivery models. The region's openness to new approaches has facilitated the growth of DPC practices. Many employers in North America are incorporating DPC into their employee benefits packages to reduce overall healthcare costs and improve employee wellness, which boosts market growth. There is a growing demand among patients for more personalized, accessible, and preventive care, which DPC models effectively provide.

Recent Developments:

  • In May 2024, Plum Health Direct Primary Care, a Detroit-based health services company, will expand into three additional mid-Michigan regions, providing individuals, families, and employers with enhanced-access primary care memberships.
  • In Nov 2023, Forward Health launches CarePods, a standalone medical facility driven by AI. Without a physician or nurse present, take a blood test, monitor your blood pressure, and swab for diseases.

Direct Primary Care Market Report Scope

Report Attribute

Specifications

Market Size Value In 2023

USD 57.3 Bn

Revenue Forecast In 2031

USD 80.4 Bn

Growth Rate CAGR

CAGR of 4.50% from 2024 to 2031

Quantitative Units

Representation of revenue in US$ Bn and CAGR from 2024 to 2031

Historic Year

2019 to 2023

Forecast Year

2024-2031

Report Coverage

The forecast of revenue, the position of the company, the competitive market structure, growth prospects, and trends

Segments Covered

By Type, By Care Setting, By End user, By Region.

Regional Scope

North America; Europe; Asia Pacific; Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Country Scope

U.S.; Canada; U.K.; Germany; China; India; Japan; Brazil; Mexico; The UK; France; Italy; Spain; China; Japan; India; South Korea; Southeast Asia; South Korea; Southeast Asia

Competitive Landscape

One Medical, Oak Street Health, Paladina Health, Forward Health, Crossover Health, EverMed, Plum Health, Nextera Healthcare, Boston Direct Health, PeakMed.

Customization Scope

Free customization report with the procurement of the report, Modifications to the regional and segment scope. Particular Geographic competitive landscape.

Pricing and Available Payment Methods

Explore pricing alternatives that are customized to your particular study requirements.

Chapter 1. Methodology and Scope

1.1. Research Methodology

1.2. Research Scope & Assumptions

Chapter 2. Executive Summary

Chapter 3. Global Direct Primary Care Market Snapshot

Chapter 4. Global Direct Primary Care Market Variables, Trends & Scope

4.1. Market Segmentation & Scope

4.2. Drivers

4.3. Challenges

4.4. Trends

4.5. Investment and Funding Analysis

4.6. Industry Analysis – Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

4.7. Competitive Landscape & Market Share Analysis

4.8. Impact of Covid-19 Analysis

Chapter 5. Market Segmentation 1: by Type Estimates & Trend Analysis

5.1. by Type & Market Share, 2019 & 2031

5.2. Market Size (Value (US$ Mn)) & Forecasts and Trend Analyses, 2019 to 2031 for the following by Type:

5.2.1. Clinical Services

5.2.2. Telehealth Services

5.2.3. Laboratory Services

5.2.4. Consultative Services

5.2.5. Others

Chapter 6. Market Segmentation 2: Care Setting Estimates & Trend Analysis

6.1. Care Setting & Market Share, 2019 & 2031

6.2. Market Size (Value (US$ Mn)) & Forecasts and Trend Analyses, 2019 to 2031 for the following Care Setting:

6.2.1. Office-Based DPC Practices

6.2.2. Home-Based DPC Practices (including house calls)

6.2.3. Telehealth-Only DPC Practices

6.2.4. Hybrid DPC Practices

Chapter 7. Market Segmentation 3: End User Estimates & Trend Analysis

7.1. End User & Market Share, 2019 & 2031

7.2. Market Size (Value (US$ Mn)) & Forecasts and Trend Analyses, 2019 to 2031 for the following End User:

7.2.1. Individuals

7.2.2. Employers

7.2.3. Small Businesses

7.2.4. Large Corporations

7.2.5. Insurance Companies (offering DPC as part of their plans)

Chapter 8. Direct Primary Care Market Segmentation 4: Regional Estimates & Trend Analysis

8.1. North America

8.1.1. North America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by Type, 2023-2031

8.1.2. North America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts Care Setting, 2023-2031

8.1.3. North America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts End User, 2023-2031

8.1.4. North America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by country, 2023-2031

8.2. Europe

8.2.1. Europe Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by Type, 2023-2031

8.2.2. Europe Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts Care Setting, 2023-2031

8.2.3. Europe Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts End User, 2023-2031

8.2.4. Europe Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by country, 2023-2031

8.3. Asia Pacific

8.3.1. Asia Pacific Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by Type, 2023-2031

8.3.2. Asia Pacific Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts Care Setting, 2023-2031

8.3.3. Asia-Pacific Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts End User, 2023-2031

8.3.4. Asia Pacific Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by country, 2023-2031

8.4. Latin America

8.4.1. Latin America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by Type, 2023-2031

8.4.2. Latin America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts Care Setting, 2023-2031

8.4.3. Latin America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts End User, 2023-2031

8.4.4. Latin America Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by country, 2023-2031

8.5. Middle East & Africa

8.5.1. Middle East & Africa Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by Type, 2023-2031

8.5.2. Middle East & Africa Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts Care Setting, 2023-2031

8.5.3. Middle East & Africa Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts End User, 2023-2031

8.5.4. Middle East & Africa Direct Primary Care Market Revenue (US$ Million) Estimates and Forecasts by country, 2023-2031

Chapter 9. Competitive Landscape

9.1. Major Mergers and Acquisitions/Strategic Alliances

9.2. Company Profiles

9.2.1. One Medical

9.2.2. Oak Street Health

9.2.3. Paladina Health

9.2.4. Forward Health

9.2.5. Crossover Health

9.2.6. EverMed

9.2.7. Plum Health

9.2.8. Nextera Healthcare

9.2.9. Boston Direct Health

9.2.10. PeakMed

Segmentation of Direct Primary Care Market

Global Direct Primary Care Market – By Type

  • Clinical Services
  • Telehealth Services
  • Laboratory Services
  • Consultative Services
  • Others

Direct Primary Care Market seg

Global Direct Primary Care Market – Care Setting

  • Office-Based DPC Practices
  • Home-Based DPC Practices (including house calls)
  • Telehealth-Only DPC Practices
  • Hybrid DPC Practices

Global Direct Primary Care Market – End Users

  • Individuals
  • Employers
  • Small Businesses
  • Large Corporations
  • Insurance Companies (offering DPC as part of their plans)

Global Direct Primary Care Market – By Region

North America-

  • The US
  • Canada
  • Mexico

Europe-

  • Germany
  • The UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe

Asia-Pacific-

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Southeast Asia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

Latin America-

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America

 Middle East & Africa-

  • GCC Countries
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East and Africa

InsightAce Analytic follows a standard and comprehensive market research methodology focused on offering the most accurate and precise market insights. The methods followed for all our market research studies include three significant steps – primary research, secondary research, and data modeling and analysis - to derive the current market size and forecast it over the forecast period. In this study, these three steps were used iteratively to generate valid data points (minimum deviation), which were cross-validated through multiple approaches mentioned below in the data modeling section.

Through secondary research methods, information on the market under study, its peer, and the parent market was collected. This information was then entered into data models. The resulted data points and insights were then validated by primary participants.

Based on additional insights from these primary participants, more directional efforts were put into doing secondary research and optimize data models. This process was repeated till all data models used in the study produced similar results (with minimum deviation). This way, this iterative process was able to generate the most accurate market numbers and qualitative insights.

Secondary research

The secondary research sources that are typically mentioned to include, but are not limited to:

  • Company websites, financial reports, annual reports, investor presentations, broker reports, and SEC filings.
  • External and internal proprietary databases, regulatory databases, and relevant patent analysis
  • Statistical databases, National government documents, and market reports
  • Press releases, news articles, and webcasts specific to the companies operating in the market

The paid sources for secondary research like Factiva, OneSource, Hoovers, and Statista

Primary Research:

Primary research involves telephonic interviews, e-mail interactions, as well as face-to-face interviews for each market, category, segment, and subsegment across geographies

The contributors who typically take part in such a course include, but are not limited to: 

  • Industry participants: CEOs, CBO, CMO, VPs, marketing/ type managers, corporate strategy managers, and national sales managers, technical personnel, purchasing managers, resellers, and distributors.
  • Outside experts: Valuation experts, Investment bankers, research analysts specializing in specific markets
  • Key opinion leaders (KOLs) specializing in unique areas corresponding to various industry verticals
  • End-users: Vary mainly depending upon the market

Data Modeling and Analysis:

In the iterative process (mentioned above), data models received inputs from primary as well as secondary sources. But analysts working on these models were the key. They used their extensive knowledge and experience about industry and topic to make changes and fine-tuning these models as per the product/service under study.

The standard data models used while studying this market were the top-down and bottom-up approaches and the company shares analysis model. However, other methods were also used along with these – which were specific to the industry and product/service under study.

To know more about the research methodology used for this study, kindly contact us/click here.

user icon
office icon
mail icon
call icon

This website is secure, and we do not share your personal information with any third party. Privacy Policy

Need Customization
Need specific information/chapter from the report of the custom data table, graph or complete report? Tell us more.

Frequently Asked Questions

How big is the Direct Primary Care Market Size?

Direct Primary Care Market is predicted to develop at an 4.50% CAGR during the forecast period for 2024-2031.

Oak Street Health, Paladina Health, Forward Health, Crossover Health, EverMed, Plum Health, Nextera Healthcare, Boston Direct Health, PeakMed.

Our Clients

  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo
  • client logo

Media Citations

  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo
  • media citation logo

Growth opportunities and latent adjacency in Pharmaceuticals

Select Licence Type
$4456
$7786
$10000
$1200
Get Your GTM Strategy

Navigate market entry with channel selection, launch strategy & timeline, and pricing model support.

Equip yourself with the insights needed to develop a winning go-to-market strategy

Get real-time updates and joint control over project direction with our collaborative approach