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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

10 Reasons to Know CPR

span data-contrast=”auto”>Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, with someone dying from a cardiovascular disease every 33 seconds. That being said, nearly 90% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests are fatal. At Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton, we not only provide affordable, quality healthcare, but we also want to provide you […]

How to Have a Stress-Free Summer

As the weather warms up so does the anticipation for summer or perhaps your anxiety for summer. Whether you have plans or not, Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton wants to offer you tips on how to have a stress-free summer. Plan Ahead  “It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.” […]

Minimize Your Stress Maximize Your Life  

April is Stress Awareness Month, and with 55% of Americans stressed during the day and stress causing 57% of US respondents to feel paralyzed, it’s essential to address this issue and share how we at Direct Primary Care of Boca can help you minimize your stress. Breathing Studies by the National Library of Medicine concluded […]

Determining If You Have Colorectal Cancer

It was August 2020, amidst a global pandemic, when the world was about to experience another massive heartbreak when headlines read “Chadwick Boseman: Black Panther star dies of cancer aged 43.” It was colon cancer that caused the death of this beloved and influential actor. You may be shocked to know that, in the United […]

10 Tips for a Healthy Heart 

February is the month for healthy hearts. Not only does February host the month of love with Valentine’s Day. It also is American Heart Month, when individuals are encouraged to prioritize their cardiovascular health. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? One in five people will […]

Welcome to Flu Season

The holidays are over, germs have been shared, and flu season is in full swing. You may be wondering how to keep the flu at bay. At Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton, we provide the annual flu shot, which is included in our monthly membership. We strive for preventative, holistic type care for you […]

5 Tips on Handling Holiday Stress

img class=”size-full wp-image-1068 alignright” src=”https://www.dpcboca.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/stress.png” alt=”Holidays can be stressful” width=”240″ height=”240″ />Why is the most wonderful time of the year also the most stressful? The hustle and bustle of the holidays can often leave us feeling run down or run over; even Grandma got run over by a reindeer. However, this holiday season, why not […]

What Can a Nurse Practitioner Do?

h2>2023 Nurse Practitioner’s Week With Nurse Practitioner Week being celebrated November 12-18, 2023, we want to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what a Nurse Practitioner can do, how Direct Primary Care of Boca Raton (DPC of Boca) came into existence, and how our staff can help you and your family. Owner Rachel Huerta, APRN, […]

All you need to know about…. Head Lice

h4>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 at risk […]

Summer Adventures!

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 so […]