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Devon Herrick, PhD
Devon Herrick, PhD is a health economist and senior fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis.
Opinion: The Bad Politics of Carving-Out Medicaid Managed Care Drugs
About half of states have transitioned at least some Medicaid beneficiaries away from fee-for-service (FFS) drug programs into drug plans integrated with managed care. Our policy analyst shares why he believes more should do so.
Opinion: Who's to blame for surprise out-of-network bills?
Across the country more states are taking steps to limit patients’ exposure to surprise out-of-network bills.
Opinion: Cost transparency improves collections and boosts satisfaction
Consider providing cost estimates prior to rendering care to increase collections, patient satisfaction.
Opinion: Biggest problems with single-payer ‘Medicare-for-all’
Our policy analyst explains why he believes single payer Medicare-for-all is a pipe dream.
Congress considering ‘invisible’ high-risk pools
Our policy analyst explains the concept of invisible high-risk pools, and explains how they might affect health reform.
Opinion: More industry-stakeholders play blame game for high drug costs
Our policy analyst weighs in on a new drug industry PR campaign that attempts to shift the blame for high drug costs.
Opinion: It’s time to rethink how we manage, pay for care for the sickest 10%
Health insurance has served different purposes over the years. It may be time to rethink today’s system.
Opinion: Why Obamacare is so difficult to repeal
Care for the poor and sick is costly; someone has to pay for it.
Opinion: Health reformers overlook areas that could reduce most costs
None of Trump’s plans, such as repealing parts of Obamacare or expanding HSAs, will rein in the rising cost of healthcare.