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Gregory Phillips

Primary care physician

Dr. Gregory Phillips is an independent internal medicine specialist who has been practicing in Fort Worth for over 30 years.

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Doctors dislike surprise medical billing, too

In practice, doctors generally charge higher rates and insurers generally pay lower rates; when they can’t agree, the patient gets a surprise bill. Since we live in a free society, it is reasonable to support both the physician and insurance company positions, but it seems unfair to place the patient financially in the middle of this difference of opinion between businesses.