The Prussians are emerging from the Bois de Paris… Is tonight the end of freedumb in America? Or is it the start of people being able to buy standardized, subsudized private insurance on transparent marketplaces. I report, you decide.
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
In the previous post, there were a couple of good questions about the Arkansas Medicaid “private option” waiver. The big one is would the Bronze plans on the Exchange be effectively useless to someone making 75% of FPL as they could not even look at the co-insurance and deductible as plausible payments. Here is a […]
CMS approved a waiver for Arkansas for Medicaid expansion. Instead of doing the mechanically simple thing of just expanding Arkansas Medicaid for individuals up to 133% of poverty line, Arkansas will engage in premium support. Individuals who are newly qualified for Medicaid in Arkansas will get a voucher to buy a policy on the Exchange. […]
An ode to quarterbacks as well as an analysis as how great process does not always lead to great results… Change and counters to changes The structure of language and concepts dictating physical realities Interesting piece on reference pricing and its impacts in California… When too many choices are bad To the extent that better […]
The bullshitter ignores these demands altogether. He does not reject the authority of the truth, as the liar does, and oppose himself to it. He pays no attention to it at all. By virtue of this, bullshit is a greater enemy of the truth than lies are. Harry G Frankfurt On Bullshit Avik Roy […]