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Boutique Spine Practices: An Answer to Healthcare Reform?
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act set in motion several challenges for independent physicians wishing to maintain their autonomy, and in response Texas Back Institute has launched a concierge practice to serve a select group of patients with boutique services and care.

“American medicine is rapidly heading to a two-tier system similar to many other countries, like England and Australia,” says Scott Blumenthal, MD, Co-Director of the Boutique Spine Program at Texas Back Institute. “We see a coming demand for something above and beyond what the evolving payer system will offer.”