Healthcare

Michael Menchaca, family nurse practitioner, runs Menchaca Family Clinic with a basis of membership and not insurance.

Clinic Takes Insurance Out of Healthcare

Michael Menchaca was less than a year into running and owning his own night clinic and navigating the maze of health insurance requirements and documentation when a thought came to him on his daily commute home from Harlingen to Weslaco. “I thought, ‘there has to be a better way,’” he recalled. “Why can’t healthcare be like gym membership?” Menchaca describes it as an “overnight” change. The young nurse practitioner went…

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