The December 2016 report contains data from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016, two fiscal years’ worth of information.
Some highlights from this year’s report, as of June 30:
- There were approximately 11,272 direct-practice patients in Washington, a 3 percent drop from fiscal year 2015. That figure represents .016 percent of the state’s population.
- There were 30 practices in the state. Two new practices opened in Battle Ground and Edmonds. Five clinics in Seattle, Richland, Spokane and Colville reported they no longer participate in direct practices.
- Monthly fees at direct practices ranged from $25 to more than $1,082. The average monthly fee weighted by the number of patients was $154.65, a 15 percent increase from fiscal year 2015.
- The OIC received no consumer complaints regarding direct patient practices.
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