Sage Primary Care

Sage Primary Care functions as a mobile medical office. The same services you would have received at a traditional doctor's office are now available in the comfort of your own home, group home, or community.


What is Primary Care?


Specialized medical care for people living at home with limited mobility.

Chronic illness can cause severe pain and discomfort while doing even the simplest of daily tasks. Because of this discomfort, many patients coping with chronic illness avoid these tasks including frequent visits to primary care physicians. However, seeing one’s physician is vitally important—even more so for those diagnosed with chronic illness. This is why we bring the physicians to you!

Sage Primary Care brings qualified, professional primary care physicians directly into the homes of patients facing chronic illness relieving them of the discomfort that may come with traveling to the doctor’s office. Primary Care is available to all patients within current service locations who are diagnosed with a chronic illness.

Physicians are equipped and ready to provide many of the services generally available within clinics into patient’s homes including the following:

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments
  • Primary Care
  • Preventative Care
  • Urgent Care (same or next day)
  • Management of Acute / Chronic Disease
  • Minor Medical Procedures
  • Prescriptions to your Pharmacy
  • Immunizations
  • Medical Equipment
  • Mobile X-ray, EKG, Ultrasound
  • Mobile Blood Draws and other Lab Work
  • Referrals for Skilled Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Home Health Care Referrals and Oversight
  • Referrals to Specialists
  • Coordination of Care Between Providers
  • Coordination of Hospital Admissions
  • Post-Discharge Visits
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care
  • Discussion and Coordination for End-of-Life Care
  • Mental and Behavioral Healthcare
  • Palliative Care Specialty Services

Frequently Asked Questions

About Primary Care


Answers to common questions can be found here.

Who Provides Primary Care?

A primary care team may include specialist nurses and doctors, social workers, religious or spiritual leaders, therapists, nutritionists, and other professionals. Your primary care team may vary depending on your needs and level of care.

How Does Primary Care Differ from the Care I’m Getting Now?

Most patients see their physicians in a traditional clinic setting where the patient comes to the doctor. However, since we all feel most comfortable at home, why not have our primary care physicians come into your home? That is exactly what you get when you receive primary care from Sage Primary and Palliative—qualified, professional primary care provided directly within the walls of your own home.

How Do I Know If I Need Primary Care?

Far too often people let pain or anxiety stop them from seeking care from their primary care provider. This problem can be even worse for those facing severe, chronic illness. And it is for this purpose we bring the primary care directly to patient’s home. If you or your loved one have difficulty going to see your doctor because of pain caused by severe illness, we want to provide primary care for them within the walls of their home.

Where Can I Have Primary Care?

Primary care can be provided in assisted living facilities, nursing homes, outpatient palliative care clinics, and other specialized clinics or in the comfort of your own home.

Primary Care During COVID-19?

Finding care in assisted living facilities, nursing homes, or hospitals may be more complicated during COVID-19. However, these facilities may continue to update their services and policies to comply with state departments of health and CDC guidelines to protect the health and safety of people receiving care and staff. Sage Palliative Care can help you navigate these uncertain times. Learn more from CDC.

Will My Insurance Cover Primary Care?

Most private insurance plans cover some or all primary care services. Medicare and Medicaid also typically cover most of these services. Many insurance providers do require a small co pay for primary care services. Veterans may also be eligible for primary care through the Department of Veterans Affairs. If you have concerns about paying for primary care, one of Sage’s social workers or care managers will be glad to help you by calling (480)

607-0606.

How Does Primary Care Differ from Palliative Care?

Hospice care is a specialized form of palliative care delivered in the final months or weeks of life. Hospice care is used when patients and their families no longer wish to pursue treatments meant to slow or halt the progression of an illness and instead focus only on comfort care. Hospice care services are generally covered in full by Medicare and most other insurances. Click here to learn more about Sage Palliative Care services.

What Are the Benefits of Using Primary Care?

Studies have shown that in-home primary care can have many benefits for both patients and their families. These studies show that those enrolled in in-home primary care have fewer symptoms, greater emotional support, and increased patient and family satisfaction.

Can My Primary Care Physician Stay Involved in My Care?

Yes, they can. Our Primary Care physicians act as the eyes and ears for your primary physician and specialists. While working with the patient in the home, our primary care provides can relay information back to your provides and keep them involved in the delivery and planning of your care.

Will I Have Any Out-of-pocket Expenses for Primary Care?

The cost to receive Primary Care services are similar to the costs the patient would face when visiting their doctor. Depending on the patient’s insurance, Primary Care visits commonly require a small co-pay charge. You will have full knowledge of all the financial implications of the Primary Care prior to admission.

What If I Change My Mind About Primary Care Later?

Primary Care services are considered “patient directed care” first and foremost. If a patient admitted to Primary Care decides they no longer want to receive the services, all they need to do is communicate their wish to their primary care provider and services will be concluded soon thereafter. Similarly, if the patient wants to restart Primary Care services, a phone call is all it takes.

What Services does Primary Care Provide for Me?

Primary and palliative teams can provide many services that are generally available to patients within a physician’s clinic. Here is a list of some of the most commonly provided services:

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments
  • Primary Care
  • Preventative Care
  • Urgent Care (same or next day)
  • Management of Acute / Chronic Disease
  • Minor Medical Procedures
  • Prescriptions to your Pharmacy
  • Immunizations
  • Medical Equipment
  • Mobile X-ray, EKG, Ultrasound
  • Mobile Blood Draws and other Lab Work
  • Referrals for Skilled Nursing, Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Home Health Care Referrals and Oversight
  • Referrals to Specialists
  • Coordination of Care Between Providers
  • Coordination of Hospital Admissions
  • Post-Discharge Visits
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care
  • Discussion and Coordination for End-of-Life Care
  • Mental and Behavioral Healthcare
  • Palliative Care Specialty Services
How do I Get Started Receiving Primary Care?

Our excellent Primary Care Coordinators are standing by and are ready to assist you today. You can start the simple process to begin receiving Primary Care by filling out this form or by calling one of our Primary Care Coordinators at (480) 607-0606. We look forward to serving you.

How the Sage Primary Care Team Works


Caring, Loving, and Top In Their Practice Fields

The Sage Palliative Care team of Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Practicing Nurses are caring, loving, and top in their practice fields. They are supported by an equally dedicated back-office team that ensures our patients' needs and goals are met daily.

Sage Palliative Care Team

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