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“Two doctors find success without insurance companies”

Douglas McCulloch, Dartmouth Week, July 11, 2018

After close to two decades of building frustration with the state of the healthcare industry and insurance companies, Karen Ottenstein and Cathleen Hood had enough. So they stopped taking insurance altogether. read more…

“Making Patients Primary”

Greg Jones, South Coast Prime Times, March/April 2018

Primary Care Partnership is just like any other medical practice, with one important difference: they do not work with insurance companies. read more...

Westport doctors put focus on patients, not insurance requirements

Deborah Allard, The Herald New, October 17, 2017

Dr. Cathleen S. Hood, a family medicine physician, has taken back her relationship with the patient and is giving health insurance and itsstringent rules and complicated coding systems the boot.

Hood and her practice partner, Dr. Karen L. Ottenstein, have remade Primary Care Partnership into a new practice model that affords time to everypatient and utilizes new technology alongside old-fashioned caring. read more...