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What Is Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton?

Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton is a new and innovative personalized approach to medical care management. This affordable, patient-center model gives our members access to unlimited primary care. Our focus is to provide every patient with individualized attention to meet his or her specific health care needs.

Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton uses a monthly direct pay, flat fee that is likely to cover 80-90% of the issues for which you will need to seek medical care, including:routine and preventative care; sick visits,weight loss management, chronic disease management, and pediatric care. We are here for you.

Our members are not required to sign a long-term contract.

Meet Our Providers

Rachel Huerta

Rachel Huerta, APRN

National Board Certified in Family Practice

Rachel Huerta is a National Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. Rachel began her career as a registered nurse in one of the nation’s leading hospitals. She is a south Florida native. Rachel earned her degree as a Nurse Practitioner from Florida Atlantic University. Today, Rachel is privileged to practice in her hometown of Boca Raton.

Rachel believes that spending time and giving individualized attention to each patient is the key to keeping them healthy and avoiding unnecessary visits to a specialist or a hospital.

As a leader in Boca Raton, Rachel advocates for her patients and believes that everyone deserves access to quality healthcare. Through the Direct Primary Care model, patients receive excellent care at a significantly reduced cost by removing the middle man, the insurance company.

Rachel looks forward to getting to know you and your family. To become a member of Direct Primary Care.

Rachel was recently an nominee and won the Healthcare Woman of Distinction award at the 2017 Soroptomist Woman of Distinction Breakfast. This prestigious award, presented to only one healthcare provider annually, was in recognition of her leadership and volunteerism both locally and abroad.

Rachel has been on several medical mission trips to Tanzania and spearheaded the raising funds for UHAI Baptist Clinic who was in dire need of medical supplies and medications. Locally, Rachel is the Immediate Past President of The Rotary Club of Boca Raton and she and her husband, Jody, advocate on behalf of those in foster care as foster parents since 2014. In 2016, Jody and Rachel were awarded, Foster Parents of the Year in Palm Beach County.

Rachel was also honored to be awarded the 2017 Soroptomist Woman of Distinction in Healthcare.

Blog Posts

All you need to know about…. Head Lice

div class=”row”> What are head lice? The head louse, or Pediculus humanus capitis, is a parasitic insect that can be found on the head, eyebrows, and eyelashes of people. Head lice feed on human blood several times a day and live close to the human scalp. Head lice are not known to spread disease. Who is […]

Summer Adventures!

div class=”row”> Dear DPC Boca Family, I hope you are enjoying your summer adventures and staying happy and healthy! Our family just returned from a week-long trip in the mountains of North Carolina. A big “Thank-You” to Ms. Sabrina, our Clinical Assistant, for holding down the fort at DPC Boca while we were away. We […]

Are you getting enough fat in your diet??

div class=”row”> Omega-3s & heart health With heart disease being the leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s time to listen to your heart. As part of a healthy lifestyle that includes exercising, getting enough sleep, not smoking and having an overall healthy diet, omega-3s […]

New! DPC Boca Membership Pricing for Professional Counseling Services!

div class=”row”> You ask and we find a solution! It is exciting to see the list of services we connect our members to continue to grow. At Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton we pride ourselves on working with patients, in a holistic approach, to help them achieve their health goals. Sometimes that means connecting […]

Welcoming Sabrina to our DPC Boca Team

div class=”row”> ***Exciting Introduction From Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton*** Please Welcome our new Clinical Assistant–Sabrina Rustam! “Hello everyone! I am SO excited to be part of the DPC Boca  family! I recently graduated from Florida Atlantic University (Go Owls!) Magna Cum Laude with a bachelors degree in Biological Sciences. I aspire to enter […]

Benefits of in-house medication dispensing

div class=”row”> Ever-rising drug costs are a huge problem for many Americans and a major reason for patient non-adherence to treatment recommendations. In-house medication dispensing often can save patients money and improve medication adherence. Patients also report that they appreciate the convenience of in-house dispensing. Forty-four states allow physicians to dispense medications directly to patients.  While each state […]

How Bad Will Your Allergies Be This Spring?

div class=”row”> Allergy season is here even if you don’t see lots of pollen or feel the warm spring air. In Atlanta and Philadelphia, the amount of tree pollen in the area has reached very high levels, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAI). And it’s not just the eastern side of the […]

28 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love

div class=”row”> 28 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love Growing kids often get hungry between meals. However, many packaged snacks for kids are extremely unhealthy. They’re often full of refined flour, added sugars, and artificial ingredients. Snack time is a great opportunity to sneak some extra nutrients into your child’s diet. Instead of highly processed […]

8 Ways Food Companies Hide the Sugar Content of Foods

div class=”row”> Eating a lot of added sugar is bad for your health. It’s been linked to illnesses like obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. What’s more, research shows that many people eat too much-added sugar. In fact, the average American may be eating around 15 teaspoons (60 grams) of added sugar per day. […]

Why primary care physicians should break with insurance, consider DPC

div class=”row”> A new high of nearly $20,000 per year per family for employer-provided health coverage was reached in 2018, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. This is double the cost in 2004 with the employee portion rising steadily to 31 percent or $5,714 along with a deductible of about $1,500.   Can these intolerable […]