The Hy-Vee Health Exemplar Care Difference

At hy-vee health exemplar care we are focused on DOING THINGS DIFFERENTLY

We are solving healthcare challenges for our members. This means that we don’t always take the easiest road forward. We continually seek to improve the quality of care for members by providing innovative solutions.

We’re building a member-first healthcare experience by providing the highest quality care that delivers better health outcomes and drives cost savings for employers, individuals, and families.

at hy-vee health exemplar Care we....

Fiercely Care

for our patients, our community, and each other. We respectfully listen and meet people where they are. We provide the right care in the right place at the right time every time.

Do Right by people

by treating every patient and team member like family. We always do the next right thing. We assume good intentions.

Do Whatever It Takes

by impacting lives when providing care. We embrace our own unique talents. We smile and make work fun!

Always improve

by innovating and iterating. We are open to new ideas and new ways. We ask questions, keep learning, and gain understanding.

Company History

Hy-Vee Health Exemplar Care is a membership-based healthcare organization headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, founded by Dr. Jon Van Der Veer, DO. After beginning his adult medicine practice in a conventional way, Dr. Van Der Veer quickly identified that he wasn’t fulfilled with the “assembly line” approach to care and had a vision to do things differently.

Inspired by the direct primary care model, he found a way to treat people not symptoms. “Our model of care is focused on price transparency, affordability, access, and convenience,” emphasizes Dr. Van Der Veer. In January 2024, Exemplar Care announced its partnership with Hy-Vee, changing its name to Hy-Vee Health Exemplar Care. This partnership will extend this innovative healthcare model to even more individuals, ensuring excellent care remains accessible and affordable for all.

“Our priority is putting our members first,” says Dr. Jon. “We go one step further than most direct primary care by offering 24/7 urgent care and making sure that all of our on-site services are included in membership. And the best part? Our members not only feel happier and healthier, but they’re also saving money compared to the traditional approach.”

Begin experiencing the Hy-Vee Health Exemplar Care difference.

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