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Managed care contracting utilizing an FTC approved "messenger model".
Coordination with employer alliances, managed care plans and insurance companies to ensure locally directed quality patient care.
Risk Management Education for physicians, mid-level providers and office staff. CME's available for physicians.
Credentialing and recredentialing of all our licensed professionals consistent with NCQA standards.
Group purchasing program for Professional Liability Insurance resulting in significant savings for Members.
Practice Management Education to assist our members to be more efficient and cost effective.
Annual OSHA Compliance Testing.


The SEQC network provides an extensive variety of speciality physicians who offer local, quality and affordable care to Primary PhysicianCare members. The administrative staff members of SEQC are always pleasant and ready to lend a hand. They constantly supply prompt and accurate information regarding their physician practices.

LaTonya Dalton
Primary PhysicianCare

SEQC Member Practice Details

Gaston Digestive Disease Clinic, P.A.
PRACTICE NPI: 1962629493
SPECIALTY: Gastroenterology
Dr. Sam Drake has over 20 years' experience in treating digestive problems of all types. Dr. Drake is specially trained to treat hiatal hernias, tumors, ulcers, jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis of the liver and disorders of the pancreas, gallbladder and liver. He also performs endoscopies, colonoscopies, endoscopic laser treatments and cancer screening. Dr. Drake graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his Internal Medicine intership and residency at Emory University and Grady Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. After a two year fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Texas, Dr. Drake opened his practice in Gastonia. We accept most major insurance plans and we welcome new patients. Please call for an appointment.
  • Samuel Drake, M.D.
          NPI:  1871546978
  • 2550 Court Drive
    Gastonia, NC  28054
    Phone: (704) 867-3585
    Fax: (704) 861-1779

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