Family Practice in Abingdon, VA
SWVA Direct Primary Care is a family practice for your family. We believe in simple, transparent care—without insurance--so we can provide the personalized care you deserve.
Why SWVA Direct Primary Care?
Clear Lines of Communication
Less back and forth with other staff. Your call or text goes directly to Dr. Couch, who will answer promptly.
Less waiting. Less urgent care. High quality care.
Hassle Free Scheduling
You can schedule your own appointments by booking online or by calling the office.
More Time With Your Doctor
We cap our patient panel at 650 patients, which translates to longer appointments. Since we don't bill insurance, there is less time spent on a computer and more time listening to you.
We will clearly list services included in membership. We offer discounted labs. We hope to eliminate some of the guesswork and confusion around paying for your healthcare.
That's right. Any questions or concerns, send them our way. Our secure text app is used as a direct line to Dr. Couch.
24/7 Text App
Routine Lab Panel
Healthcare is way too complicated. We are SWVA Direct Primary Care, and we believe that families should have access to care that's focused on the right things—you.
We know how busy you are, and how hard it can be to find time for yourself in a busy day at work or running to ballgames. At SWVA Direct Primary Care, our goal is to make sure that you get the attention and care you deserve, whether it's a routine checkup or a serious illness. We're not just trying to fix your symptoms—we want to understand what's going on with you, so we can come up with a reasonable plan of action that works best for you as an individual.
Dr. Jarrod Couch graduated from Lincoln Memorial University- DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed residency training in Family Medicine at Johnston Memorial Hospital, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. Dr. Couch is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.
What People Say
Does Direct Primary Care require a long-term commitment?No, Direct Primary Care does not require a long-term commitment. We only require a 3 month minimum period of enrollment.
Can I still see specialists if I have Direct Primary Care?Yes, you can still see specialists if you have Direct Primary Care. However, you may need to pay for those services separately, as they are not included in your monthly fee.
What is Direct Primary Care?Direct Primary Care is a new model of healthcare where patients pay a monthly fee to have access to comprehensive medical care from a primary care physician. This model is different from traditional insurance-based healthcare because it eliminates the middleman and reduces the cost of care.
Is Direct Primary Care covered by insurance?No, Direct Primary Care is not covered by insurance. However, some patients choose to use their health savings accounts (HSAs) to pay for Direct Primary Care services.