Concierge care



noun

a form of medical care in which a patient pays a physician an annual retainer in exchange for improved access and services; also called [boutique care]
Examples

Some fear that concierge care will result in a two-tiered medical system based upon economics.
Word Origin

2001; concierge implying added and expedited service
Usage Note

also concierge doctor , boutique doctor

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