Short-term health plans are a threat, not a victory, for sick patients The Hill, August 3, 2020

The pandemic is showing how well Medicaid works—and how to improve it Modern Healthcare, July 1, 2020

Ongoing crisis calls for federal special enrollment period Modern Healthcare, April 7, 2020

Efforts to resist “junk health insurance” in Congress and the courts Capital Gazette, January 6, 2020


How Employment Impacts Healthcare. Managed Healthcare Executive, December 4, 2019

Commentary: Local solutions, broad collaboration offer best way to address social determinants of health. Modern Healthcare, February 16, 2019


Health and housing gap for seniors is far larger and more expensive than we think. The Hill, September 14, 2018.

Guest Commentary: Short-term health plans = long-term problems. Modern Healthcare, April 27, 2018.

Three ways ‘fake insurance’ is undermining the health coverage market. The Washington Examiner, April 26, 2018.

Trump’s Insurance Changes Will Undermine Coverage. Managed Healthcare Executive, March 7, 2018

It’s Been 100 Days. Why Is Congress Still Denying Children Their Health Care? Newsweek, January 9, 2018.


Put patients first, compare apples to apples. Washington Examiner, September 13, 2017.

Medicaid is the Backbone of Health Coverage. The Hill, July 25, 2017.

The “Medicaidization” of Health Insurance Marketplaces: A Necessary Trend. Health Affairs (with Michael Adelberg), May 8, 2017.

Don’t Get Too Distracted By the Smoke Coming Out of Washington. The Health Care Blog (with ACHP), February 16 2017.

Medicaid Changes Should Include Care for Special Needs Children (opinion). The Morning Consult, February 7, 2017.


Health plans share best practices to combat opioid abuse. Managed Healthcare Executive, December 22, 2016.

New President, New Path Forward for Managed Care Plans (opinion) . Managed Healthcare Executive, December 10, 2016.

To Improve Medicaid, Measure Everywhere. Altarum Health Policy Blog, August 25, 2016 (link unavailable and can’t find another)

Fixing Risk Adjustment In Medicare Advantage to Serve Vulnerable Seniors. Morning Consult, March 2, 2016.


50 Years of Change — for the Better. Roll Call (with Bruce Siegel and Daniel Hawkins). August 13, 2015.

Medicaid has served US for 50 years. Capital Gazette (Maryland), August 5, 2015.


Overlap Between Medicaid MCO’s, Marketplace Plans Could Smooth a Rough Edge of Health Reform. Say Ahhh! A Children’s Health Policy Blog (Meg and Jenny), February 14, 2014.


The Medicaid Expansion: A One-Step Plan to Improve Coverage and Care. Say Ahhh! A Children’s Health Policy Blog (with Kathy Kuhmerker), February 11, 2013.