The Hill has “details” on the latest “plan”-like scribblings of the Republican policy “wonks” on healthcare. There is one thing I want to look at before I start my morning coffee: The core of the plan is a $2,500 tax credit that any citizen would be eligible for and use to purchase health insurance. The […]
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 Exchanges have encouraged new firms to enter the individual insurance market. This is a good thing as we need to experiment with service delivery systems. One of the experiments have been either new insurers or new subsidiaries of insurers entering the market with plans and marketing schemes that are heavily technology focused and optimized […]
Earlier this week, I wrote about an individual who is piling up million dollar months on a PPACA Qualified Health Plan in Iowa. My initial focus was on the how PPACA enabled these types of claims on the individual market now as there is no underwriting for QHP’s and no lifetime or annual limits. Under […]
2015 is the first year on record where over 90% of Americans had health insurance. https://t.co/0cWQJ0AQxe — Sarah Kliff (@sarahkliff) May 17, 2016 Now talk amongst yourselves… open thread!
Math has a well known liberal bias. HB3210, raising cigarette tax by $1.50, passes 16-11 in joint committee on appropriations & budget. Heads to the #okleg House floor — Trevor Brown (@tbrownOKC) May 16, 2016 That is the Oklahoma House passing a Medicaid expansion bill. The state is heavily dependent on cyclical resource extraction […]