Putting GPs on salaries got us through COVID-19, says corporate

Osana founder Dr Kevin Cheng says the membership model has allowed the clinics to weather the pandemic
Dr Kevin Cheng.

Putting GPs on salaries of up to $300,000 has helped a fledgling corporate escape financial ruin during the coronavirus threat, its founder claims.

Dr Kevin Cheng launched Osana three years ago, promising to get GPs off the “fee-for-service treadmill” and asking patients to pay annual memberships for flexible care.