Membership Based Practice Policy

In order to continue to provide you with the high quality personal service you appreciate, we need to assess an Annual “Membership Fee”.

The Fee

  • $150/per patient/annually


  • $350/family-unit/annually

  • Starting 02.01.2019

  • Annually February 1st through January 31st

  • Checks, credit and debit cards accepted


  • Nurse Practitioners are reimbursed at 20% lower rates than physicians

  • We have the same overhead costs as other offices

  • We see less patients per day in order to give you personalized care

  • We want to stay true to our vision and mission

Costs to NPHC

  • E-scribing your prescriptions to your pharmacy

  • Access to your patient portal

  • Sharon and Sandy work an additional 20-30 hours a week, before and after hours, on our days off, and often on weekends, to provide you with our personalized care. This includes refills, emailing test results, answering questions, reviewing consult notes and collaborating with your specialists.

Benefits to patients

  • More time with you during your appointment

  • Patient portal communication in the early morning hours, evenings, on weekends and often on holidays

  • When needed, we call you personally on the phone

  • Emergency line after hours where you can talk to the Nurse Practitioner on-call if it can’t wait till office hours

  • Registered nurse, to call and explain results as needed or triage your calls, along with many other features

  • On site Nutritionist

  • On site Phlebotomist

  • Courteous and helpful staff

  • Education regarding your acute and chronic illnesses

Our Mission is to provide our clients with comprehensive primary health care and quality health education.  Our Vision is to empower our clients by providing a more personalized and relaxed health care session, with a focus on the whole person as an individual.  We are committed to you!

Download the form here:

PDF Version: NPHC Membership Fee Form

Please contact Christine Smith, our office manager with questions. 973.726.0355