August 23, 2018
Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance companies share some responsibility for the rise of opioid abuse, a new study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health reports.
December 19, 2018
Forty organizations have sent President Donald Trump a letter asking him to revoke what they characterize as an unfair and illegal Medicare rule previously imposed by executive fiat.
August 16, 2018
In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans and Charlie Katebi write in support of re-authorizing Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement waiver.
August 9, 2018
In this comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Matthew Glans writes in support of a proposed rule that would end the ability of states to skim Medicaid dollars from
March 12, 2018
The other day a reporter asked me to explain why the government cannot negotiate the price of Medicare drugs lower than private drug plans run by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).
December 6, 2018
Enrollment in Medicare Advantage (MA) plans, government-funded private health plans millions of seniors have chosen as an alternative to the original Medicare, is projected to increase again in 2018, lowering out-of-pocket costs to beneficiaries.
December 17, 2018
Medicaid expansion was a central issue in the midterm elections in Georgia, with the candidates for governor tangling over whether expanding Medicaid would improve residents’ access to health care.
September 18, 2018
As the 2018 midterm elections approach, growing numbers of progressive candidates have endorsed a single-payer health insurance program that will supposedly cover all Americans and deliver better medical care than our current health care system.
October 10, 2018
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I–VT) plan for a national, single-payer health insurance system, known as “Medicare for All,” would cost $32.6 trillion over its first 10 years, according to a new study by George Mason University’s Mercatus Center.
August 29, 2018
After a federal judge blocked Kentucky’s Medicaid work requirement, President Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers released a study that concluded many people who receive Medicaid benefits can work but choose not to.