Right now, Catastrophic plans are available to anyone under age 30 or individuals who have a prospective hardship exemption. They are high deductible plans that have low premiums through the combination of a young and healthy risk pool as well as no net outflows of catastrophic premiums to metal pool risk adjustment. CMS may be […]
About David Anderson
I'm a research associate at Duke University Margolis Center. I used to be Richard Mayhew, a mid-level bureaucrat at UPMC Health Plan. I started writing here and have not found a reason to stop.
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The Special Counsel’s Office has filed a superseding criminal information on Paul Manafort. It is a 78 page document outlining all of the various ways that Manafort and Gates worked under the direction of pro-Russian oligarchs in the Ukraine and then attempted to hide their tracks and their money. He will be pleading guilty to […]
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released new guidance on how they will process individual mandate exemption requests for 2018. The short version is that CMS will ask for almost no verification on anything that it is allowed to grant on its own authority. This is consistent with the January 20, 2017 […]
BREAKING: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has tentatively agreed to a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller that is expected to head off his upcoming trial, sources familiar with the negotiations tell @ABC News. https://t.co/lNNV9VizCv pic.twitter.com/fUihKNEYYa — World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) September 13, 2018 As Josh Marshall notes, a plea right now is […]
Florence is starting to hit the shore right now: Damaging hurricane-force winds are likely along portions of thecoasts of South Carolina and North Carolina as soon as this evening,and a Hurricane Warning is in effect. Strong winds could also spreadinland into portions of the Carolinas from #Florence. pic.twitter.com/nPHuWc3VfD — National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 13, […]
I had a root canal last March. The dentist told me it would be painful for a week or two as the immediate injury and surgery healed. She also told me that if there was any pain after that to come back in and get it checked out. I left the dentist’s office after paying […]
The earliest reasonable time that tropical-storm-force winds could arrive in the United States from #Florence is late Wednesday, and the most likely time is Thursday morning. Wednesday should be the last full day to prepare, so plan accordingly. https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb pic.twitter.com/eD2onAT1sd — National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) September 11, 2018 Be careful, be smart, be safe.