The FDA released a new approved utilization regime for Mifepristone, a medication used to induce first trimester abortions: Mifeprex is approved, in a regimen with misoprostol, to end a pregnancy through 70 days gestation (70 days or less since the first day of a woman’s last menstrual period). The approved Mifeprex dosing regimen is: On […]
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 Red Queen Race is a race where to stay even, the participants have to run faster every moment. If one person maintains constant effort, that person falls behind compared to the other contestants. This plays out in the health policy world with revenue neutral risk adjustment. significant resources are devoted to increase the appearance […]
Amen — need to get clearer contracting on the insurer-provider side plus rebuild claims systems to allow loc bills https://t.co/ACG5naEGfo — Richard Mayhew (@bjdickmayhew) March 21, 2016 This was the tail end of a long discussion about how to systemically get surprise bills out of realm of the common and into the realm of myth. […]
And it was put together by Charles Gaba at ACASignups.net: I am amazed at how much work Charles has put into becoming one of the two or three most informed people on the matter of health insurance enrollment. I could not even start figuring out where to ask the right questions to put together the […]
Two very dumb things are making the rounds today. The first is from Tad Devine, Sander’s campaign manager: Tad Devine says Clinton’s lead is almost entirely from states in which Sanders did not compete: “She has emerged as a weak front runner.” — Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) March 28, 2016 This actually makes some sense […]