This is a follow-up from yesterday’s post on the limited Utah Medicaid expansion and my contention that the limited expansion has minimal cost savings compared to full expansion. Ruckus asks a good question: Given the numbers in Utah’s case would the cost be significantly different in 3 yrs when they actually do have to pay […]
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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Utah recently passed an expansion of Legacy Medicaid. This is an improvement for the lives of the 16,000 people who are projected to receive coverage. But it is also an illustration of the cost of spite. Deseret News has the details: Gov. Gary Herbert told reporters that he would sign HB437 (sponsored by Rep. Jim […]
I just want to highlight two tweets I saw since Cole dropped his truth bomb: New ABC News/WaPo poll finds Cruz and Rubio beating Donald Trump in head-to-head matchups: https://t.co/so3g3neWp6 pic.twitter.com/hgpjrXRs10 — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) March 8, 2016 And a question as to why Rubio is not dropping out: @ChuckLane1 Sort of a game […]
When I was at the grocery store last night, I had to go through the soda aisle to get to the bakery in order to bribe my son with a sugar cookie. In that aisle was a multitude of packages for a single flavor of soda. There were eight and twelve ounce cans. There were […]
The afternoon results are in. Anti trump strategic voting seems to have been going on in Maine. Cruz has had a very good weekend. And now we wait for the evening results. Be excellent to each other.