BREAKING: Paul Manafort has been sentenced to:– Count 1: 60 months, with 30 months concurrent with EDVA sentence– Count 2: 13 months, to run consecutive to count 1 and the EDVA sentence — Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) March 13, 2019 47+43 = 90 Months for Manafort https://t.co/nVgij1zhWg — Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) March 13, 2019 Open thread
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.
Entries by David Anderson
Is there such a thing as frictional uninsurance in the United States? Is there a small segment of the population that will not be formally covered in our fragmented, opt-in system that also has numerous explicit and implicit one way coverage options such as the sixty day COBRA retroactive eligibility window? Massachusetts released their 2019 […]
This is just a quick reminder. Medicare is big, it is complicated, and it has a very weird set of current procedures and incentives. Sometimes making some of those procedures less weird and screwy will result in spending less money while holding beneficiaries either harmless or making the beneficiaries slightly better off due to smaller […]
Yesterday, the White House budget was released. Health care and health financing made up quite a bit of the document. There are tons of little details. One of which was sussed out by Larry Leavitt: President Trump's budget proposes to eliminate zero premium plans in the federal ACA exchange. Millions of people currently have access […]
The White House budget is out. It is dead on arrival. However it is still a useful document as values drive money and money reveals values. There is one quick segment I want to highlight. 10% of a lot of dollars is still a lot of dollars, especially in a TV ad in a competitive […]