Entries by David Anderson

For a good game

The Rams won the toss, the Patriots will get the ball and we’re off. And for a #AGoodGame Tomorrow night I’ll be donating $100 for every Patriots touchdown and $50 for every field goal to the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic as part of the #AGoodGame campaign. There are lots of other ideas for places to […]

Tax filing status of your insurer matters…

Leemore Dafney of Harvard is making me change my mind with some new research.  She asks if the behavior of large Blue Cross and Blue Shield organizations that convert from non-profit to for-profit status matters in terms of premiums and medical loss ratios.  I had always thought that there would be little difference in premiums […]

CSR retention and mandate repulsion

Covered California released their open enrollment wrap-up report.  They were basically flat year over year. Covered California announced that more than 1.5 million consumers selected a health plan for 2019 coverage during the most recent open-enrollment period, a figure in line with last year’s total. There was a 7.5 percent increase in the number of […]