Entries by David Anderson

ACA Catastrophic plan leakage

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 […]

Manafort pleading

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 — ARRIVING

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, […]

Florence check in

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.