2019 Panel Three : Case Studies of DPC working with employers

DPC Solutions for Hospital and for Rural Health Care

  • Plan Design – Demystifying Health Care Costs – Carl Schuessler, Jr., DHP, DIA, GBDS

  • The Employer Perspective – Lois Hilton

  • Results – DPC Rollout, Savings, and Experience – Lee Gross, M.D.

  • DPC Rural County Roll Out – Shane Purcell, M.D.

Moderated Q&A – Audience Participation – Moderated by Lee Gross, M.D.

Panel Three (FULL) - Case Studies of DPC Working with Employers

by Schuessler, Jr., DHP, DIA, GBDS - Hilton - Gross, M.D. - Purcell, M.D. | Direct Primary Care 2019

Carl Schuessler, Jr., DHP, DIA, GBDS


Managing Principal of Mitigate Partners and BenefitStrategies, LLC.
With more than 30 years of experience in benefits consulting and financial services, Carl Schuessler pioneered the fiduciary approach to benefits advisory services.

Lois Hilton


Lois Hilton is the Human Resource Director for the DeSoto Memorial Hospital, a 49 bed facility in Arcadia, FL

Lee Gross, M.D.


Dr. Gross received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. He was chief resident of family medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland. After years in private practice, he and his colleagues had an epiphany about an affordable health care solution, free of insurance and government intrusion. They launched Epiphany Health Direct Primary Care in 2010.

Dr. Gross is the President of the Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation and board member of DPC Action.

Shane Purcell, M.D.


Dr. Shane Purcell along with a colleague formed the first direct primary care clinic in Anderson County in 2015. Since then, he has been operating both his walk in clinic and the direct care clinic third party free in Anderson, SC.

Dr. Purcell is an active member in several medical organizations including American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, Free Market Medical Association, DPC Alliance and American Academy of Family Physicians.