PRIMARY CARE

 

 

Your primary physician is the central hub for your health, providing you with preventive services, general care, and coordinating all of your specialty providers. Dr. Rogers Centers in San Antonio, Texas, offers exceptional primary care services. To learn more about how she and the team can improve or maintain your overall health, schedule a consultation today by calling the office or booking a visit online.

What is Primary Care?

Primary care provides you with a centralized hub for all of your medical needs. Your primary care physician is responsible for providing you with general health care services, coordinating any specialists you might be seeing, and providing you with a continuity of care that takes a big-picture approach to your well-being.

Dr. Rogers Centers is an internal medicine practice that provides exceptional primary care.

What Sets Your Primary Care Apart?

Dr. Rogers is an internist with over 20 years of experience who takes a holistic approach to her work with patients. That means that she treats you with an awareness that your body is a whole system of interconnected parts, and that your health and wellness is dependent on all of those parts functioning in harmony.

Dr. Rogers goes beyond simple reactive treatment of symptoms. She instead seeks to uncover the root causes of your discomfort and keep you healthy by preventing conditions from developing in the first place.

Dr. Rogers Centers also has a variety of specialists on board, including those in family practice and gynecology, making the practice a one-stop-shop for your health care needs.

Direct Primary Care Membership: Six Exam Components

Medical Exam and Counseling
Yearly review of your complete medical history with your Dr. Rogers Centers primary care provider and a thorough physical exam with special emphasis on cardiovascular health and cancer screening. Combining the information from your history and physical examination, your provider will put these results in context for you and provide recommendations for healthy living.

Blood Work Analysis
A comprehensive analysis including blood sugar levels, cholesterol levels, complete blood count, urinalysis, high-sensitivity C-reative protein, liver evaluation, fasting insulin level and thyroid hormone complimentary once a year.

Hormone Evaluation
Discuss hormone related symptoms for optimized healthy living after reviewing testosterone, estradiol and progesterone labs.

Skin Cancer Screening
Dr. Rogers Centers will provide a head-to-toe screening for skin cancer and other diseases of the skin.
Then a comprehensive plan will be established for treatment in-office or referral to dermatology if needed.

Regenerative
Dr. Rogers Centers will discuss regenerative options based on lab work, symptoms and exam. The options include platelet rich plasma for sexual enhancement, orthopedic degenerative disease and hair thinning.
StemWave for sexual optimization and orthopedic revitalization.

Visceral Fat and Body Composition analyzer
A healthy balance between fat and muscle is vital for health and wellness throughout life. Scientific evidence shows a healthy body and visceral fat composition will increase your lifespan by reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, insulin resistance,etc. 
Visceral fat analyzer provided once a year with membership.

Peptide Therapy
Peptide Therapy utilizes amino acid compounds to help healing, decrease inflammation, promote weight loss, hair growth and assist in anti-aging therapies.

Direct Primary Care Administrative Membership Services

By limiting our patient panel we look forward to providing you accessible and thoughtful care when you need us the most :

  • Same day or next business day appointments
  • More time for wellness planning and rejuvenation discussions
  • Multiple visit types allowed on the same day
  • Bilingual staff

Personalized referrals to preferred specialists with assistance in scheduling appointments
Dedicated prior authorization manager
Routine in office and telemedicine visits
Hospital or emergency room admission assistance

Direct Primary Care Complimentary Medical Services

  • Urinalysis- in office- (Processed by Dr. Rogers)- send out to LabCorp will be billed to patient/insurance
  • Stool hemocult
  • Flu test
  • Pregnancy test
  • Strep. Testing
  • Drug screen in-office-(Processed by Dr. Rogers)- send out confirmatory to LabCorp will be billed to patient/insurance
  • Psychiatric testing(PHQ9, MOCA,ASRS,HAM-A)
  • Yearly Annual lab- Chem 12, TSH, CBC, FLP, Urinalysis, PSA
  • Yearly insulin resistance panel- HgbA1c, Fasting insulin and Fasting glucose
  • Yearly cardiac risk marker- hs- CRP
  • Yearly hormone lab evaluation- Estradiol, Progesterone, Total and Free Testosterone, and FSH/LH
  • Yearly EKG with annual exam

Direct Primary Care offers Multi-Speciality Services

  • Internal medicine trained staff to provide diagnosis and ongoing managment of acute and reoccuring medical problems
  • Board Certified Ob/Gyn to provide gynecological services and procedures in office
  • Dermatology and plastic surgery trained nurse practioner for dermatologic care and procedures
  • In office cardiology, vascular and body ultrasound imaging studies
  • In office laboratory at the Redland location and LabCorp draw stations
  • Hormone replacement therapy to include pellet therapy
    • Hormone Pellet Therapy for Females- $299
    • Hormone Therapy for Males- $699
  • StemWave musculosketal and sexual health acoustic sound wave therapy
  • Medical Maurijuana certified provider
  • Vaccinations
  • VO2 Testing- Exercise capacity and zone training
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Resting Metabolic Rate Test
  • Pap Smears
  • PRP Joint Injections

Direct Primary Care Membership Pricing

  • Yearly Membership Fee: $1,500
  • No co-pays, deductibles, co-insurance or suprise billing
  • Your contracting your health directly with your Dr. Rogers Centers

Frequently Asked Questions

What is direct care membership-based medicine?
Dr. Rogers believes adopting the direct care patient model will restore the doctor-patient relationship and change the current culture of medicine from sick care to wellness care.
No longer will Dr. Rogers and staff be the middleman for determining and collecting insurance benefits. We are striving for a transparent and affordable wellness care system.
The direct care model eliminates excessive bureaucracy and allows Dr. Rogers and staff to focus solely on optimizing longevity.
Does Dr. Rogers Centers accept insurance?
Dr. Rogers Centers does accept some traditional insurance plans. The direct primary care membership is designed for patients who are uninsured or out-of network to our practice.
Do I still need health insurance, and what are my options with membership-based medicine?
Yes. Because membership medicine only covers your routine outpatient primary care, we recommend you obtain insurance coverage for hospital- based care and specialist care.
Dr. Rogers Centers is not trying or requesting you to stop your insurance coverage. Dr. Rogers Centers is simply increasing your access to preventative and non-traditional treatment options.
Can I have a visit without becoming a member?
As an introduction to our Direct Primary Care Membership Plan, we are offering a one-time 30 minute clinic consultations for $250 for new patients to the practice.
The consultation is with Dr. Rogers or Dr. Askew. The consultation will explore your medical, wellness optimization and longevity needs.
If you decide to move forward with the Direct Primary Care Membership on the day of your consultation. Then the $250 will be applied to the $1500 yearly membership fee.
Are there any long-term contracts or commitments? What if I decide to cancel?
The membership payment of $1500 is for one calendar year. If you decide to cancel your membership during the first 6 months of care then a refund of $500 will be given.
If you cancel after 6 months there will be no refund.
What will be the doctor’s availability / accessibility?
Our goal is provide acute care within 24 to 48 hours in clinic or through our telemed service during business hours. Emergency medical needs will be directed to providers during normal business hours or after hours emergencies will be triaged through our automated emergency line.
How will I communicate with the doctor and staff?
We have multiple convenient options. You can call the clinic directly, use the electronic medical record portal or text a virtual assistant.
How are labs, imaging and procedures billed in clinic?
All procedures preformed in clinic will have a transparent cost posted for all members. The procedures preformed will be discounted for members. Some procedures are complimentary with your membership. Dr. Rogers Centers will recommend and consider the most cost effective imaging and procedural centers.
If you have insurance you will be able to use your insurance as needed for labs, specialist and procedures outside of the clinic.
What happens if I need a specialist?
We have established a referral coordinator for all membership patients. She will assist with coordinating your care with the specialist.
You can use your personal insurance for speciality visits.
What happens if I go to the hospital?
Dr. Rogers Centers has a close relationship with hospitalist at both Stone Oak Methodist and Main Methodist. We will recommend the Methodist hospital system for admissions.
If you are admitted please designate Dr. Rogers or Dr. Askew as your primary care provider. This will allow Dr. Rogers Centers to monitor and follow your hospital course.
We will strive to see you within 48 -72 hours of hospital discharge pending notification of your admission.
Are you a walk-in clinic?
We are not a walk-in clinic. We require an appoinment and will assist during business hours to work within your schedule and medical need.
Do you make home visits?
We do not, but we offer telemedicine visit for your convenience.
Does Dr. Rogers Centers treat chronic pain, ADD and depression and anxiety?
Yes, we do treat all of the above medical conditions from a primary care stand point with some exceptions. Examples of exceptions would be: the need for multiple drugs and/or
higher doses then normally recommended.

Before, signing up for a membership if your suffer with any of the above disorders Dr. Rogers would suggest an initial consultation visit for $250 due at the time of the visit.
During this visit, Dr. Rogers can discuss if your medical needs are within our scope of care.

Traditional Insurance Primary Care Administrative Membership Services

By limiting our patient panel we look forward to providing you accessible and thoughtful care when you need us the most.

  • Business same day or next business day appointments
  • More time for wellness planning and rejuvenation discussions
  • Bilingual staff

Personalized referrals to preferred specialists with assistance in scheduling appointments

  • Dedicated prior authorization manager for medications
  • Routine in office visits
  • Hospital or emergency room admission assistance
  • Telemedicine visits per insurance regulations
  • Preauthorization for medical in office and telemedicine visits

Traditional Insurance Primary Care Membership Multi-Specialty Services

Internal medicine trained staff to provide diagnosis and ongoing managment of acute and reoccuring medical problems
Board Certified Ob/Gyn to provide gynecological services and procedures in office
Dermatology and plastic sugery trained nurse practioner for dermatologic care and procedures
“In office cardiology, vascular and body ultrasound imaging studies at the Redland location”
On-site LabCorp draw station at the Redland clinic location
Hormone replacement therapy to include pellet therapy
StemWave musculosketal and sexual health acoustic sound wave therapy
Medical Maurijuana certified provider
PRP joint injections

Traditional Primary Care Membership Discounted Services

StemWave Acoustic musculosketal therapy procedures
StemWave Acoustic male sexual enhancement procedures
Hormone Pellet Therapy for Females- $299
Hormone Therapy for Males- $699
VO2 Testing- Exercise capacity and zone training
PRP joint injections

Traditional Insurance Primary Care Membership Cost

Yearly Membership Fee: $500
Co-pays, deductibles, co-insurance collected at time of service per your contracted insurance rates

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the primary care membership model?
Dr. Rogers believes adopting the membership model will restore the doctor-patient relationship and change the current culture of medicine from “sick care” to wellness care.
The primary care membership is paying for non-covered insurance administrative services.

Will Dr. Rogers Centers limit the amount of primary care patients that can sign up for a primaru care membership?
Yes, Dr. Rogers Centers will limit the amount of primary care patients we will see each year. Through limiting our patient roster we will have more time to spend with each patient.
Our goal is to assure every member recieves the time needed for thoughtful care with access to new procedures and testing to enhance and promote well-being and longetivity.

Does Dr. Rogers Centers accept insurance?
Dr. Rogers does accept traditional insurance plans. Your insurance does not cover the membership fee.
Dr. Rogers Centers will bill your insurance and collect co-pays, deductibles and co-insurances per your insurance contract.

Can I have a visit without becoming a member?
As an introduction to our Primary Care Membership Plan, we are offering a one-time 30 minute clinic consultations to discuss how you can benefit from our membership model.
The consultation will explore your medical, wellness optiminization and longevity needs. This visit is a discussion only and no prescriptions, labs or testing will be ordered.
This 30 minute consultation is with Dr. Rogers or Dr. Askew in-office or through telemedicine. The consultation is $250 and payment is due at time of service cash pay.
Consultation will not be billed to insurance.
If you join our membership the day of the consultation, then DRC will apply the $250 towards the membership cost.

Are there any long-term contracts or commitments? What if I decide to cancel?
The membership payment of $500 is for one calendar year. If you decide to cancel your membership during the first 6 months of care then a refund of $250 will be given.
If you cancel after 6 months there will be no refund.

What will be the doctor’s availability / accessibility?
Our goal is provide acute care within 24 to 48 clinic business hours or through our telemed service during business hours. Emergency medical needs will be directed to providers during normal business hours or after hours emergencies will be triaged through our automated emergency line.

How will I communicate with the doctor and staff?
We have multiple convenient options. You can call the clinic directly, use the electronic medical record portal or text a virtual assistant.
How are labs, imaging and procedures billed in clinic?
All procedures preformed in the clinic and covered by insurance will be billed per the insurance contracted rate. Co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance are due at the time of service.
Non-covered insurance procedures preformed in clinic are discounted for members.

What happens if I need a specialist?
We have established a referral coordinator for all membership patients. She will assist with coordinating your care with the specialist if needed.

What happens if I go to the hospital?
Dr. Rogers Centers has a close relationship with hospitalist at both Stone Oak Methodist and Main Methodist. We will recommend the Methodist hospital system for admissions.
If you are admitted please designate Dr. Rogers or Dr. Askew as your primary care provider. This will allow Dr. Rogers Centers to monitor and follow your hospital course.
We will strive to see you within 48 -72 hours of hospital discharge pending notification of your admission.

Are you a walk-in clinic?
We are not a walk-in clinic. We require an appoinment and will assist scheduling during business hours to work within your schedule and medical need.

Do you make home visits?
We do not, but we offer telemedicine visit for your convenience.

Does Dr. Rogers Centers treat chronic pain, ADD and psychiatric disorders?
Yes, we do treat all of the above medical conditions from a primary care stand point with some exceptions. Examples of exceptions would be: the need for multiple drugs and/or higher doses then normally recommended. If one of the exceptions is needed then we will help with an appropiate referral.