Guest post from Cactus Prescott: Be Nice to Your Kids, They Pick Your Nursing Home ! This old one liner is oft used in many senior communities but also bears a lot of truth. As both you and your parents age, use the information below as a guide and perhaps even to prompt you into […]
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
Politico Pulse has a short piece after they went through the risk adjustment flows for 2015 and they ask an interesting question: CO-OP COLLAPSE COMING? — That’s one looming possibility, based on risk-adjustment data posted by HHS on Thursday. All but one of the 10 remaining nonprofit startups were net losers in the risk-adjustment program […]
We’ll be meeting at the Tune Inn at 331 Pennslvania Ave SE for drinks and munchies this coming Sunday, July 3rd starting around 8:00 PM Hopefully it will be quiet enough for good conversation. Google Maps directions here.
CMS released the 2015 policy year risk adjustment and re-insurance payment notice on Thursday afternoon. Several billion dollars net are changing hands. Roughly 10% of total premiums is changing hands. Larry Levitt has the smartest take on the cash flows: The $ changing hands under risk adjustment reflects some insurers getting sicker enrollees, and some […]
Nicholas Bagley over at the Incidental Economist passes along a great article about the value of non-academic peer review and its impact on learning: Beginning in 2014, we designed a randomized, controlled trial to test the effectiveness of peer review with the food safety staff of King County, where Seattle is located. Half of the […]