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 […]
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.
Entries by David Anderson
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 […]
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 […]
The American College of Emergency Physicians came out with their surprise bill “solution” framework earlier this week. It is audacious in its solution. I want to poke at the proposal a bit from the point of view of total cost and incentive structure. TLDR: Give us more money and take away all of our headaches Right […]
Let’s take a break and celebrate something good from the past week. For me, I was able to head up to DC for a couple of days. There was a decent size conference that I did not directly attend but I wanted to be around for the social events. I got to see a bunch […]