Andrew Sprung at Xpostfactoid has some interesting information on the market share of a Medicaid Managed Care (MCO) based Exchange provider in California, Molina: In the much smaller Region 13, comprising Mono, Inyo and Imperial Counties, Molina got 78.3% of new enrollees (3,580). There, in much of the region — i.e., most or all of […]
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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An interesting study at Geisinger Health was just released this week regarding value based insurance design (VBID) for chronic condition management: 3. Chronic illness patients don’t always realize the full benefits of treatment because 50 percent of those patients don’t take the medications as prescribed. One reason why they don’t adhere to the program is […]
Oscar is the “hip”, “tech-forward”,”disruptive” health insurance company out of New York. It is a young company that is seeking to disrupt the health insurance industry with cool new online disease management tools. It is losing money. And I can’t think of how the business model works on two aspects. The first aspect is the […]
The Sanders’s campaign economic analysis of their plans is at this link. I pulled out a couple of their tables and highlighted the interesting to me areas I want a pony with these projections. UPDATE 1: Yesterday I mentioned the Sanders plan claimed 5.3% GDP growth but I am highlighting a different number here of 4.5% […]
I want to get universal coverage of the American population. I want to get that coverage in a way that frees up significant resources for other things. I want to expend my energy and efforts on plausible pathways to achieving those goals. I don’t see single payer as an end in and of itself. I […]