David Levine is a GOVERNING contributor and freelance writer, who specializes in health and medical issues. His work has been published in the New York Times, American Heritage, Sports Illustrated and many other publications. Levine is the author/co-author of six books about sports. He is also a contributing editor at Wainscot Health Media and a contributing writer at Hudson Valley magazine.
Four of the 17 states running their own insurance marketplaces lost their health exchange directors in the last few months.
While HealthCare.gov has been called a disaster, state-level stories are quite different.
As health care for the poor expands, so does the potential for Medicaid abuse. Three states’ experiences with fraud prevention give insight into its value.
Some say the feds and states need to slow down their efforts to coordinate care for the millions eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.