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Articles by Sharmistha Dev, MD, MPH

Sharmistha Dev, MD, MPH
About Sharmistha Dev, MD, MPH

Sharmistha Dev is a clinical instructor at University of Michigan Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Internal Medicine. She earned her Master of Public Health and medical degree from University of Illinois at Chicago. She tweets at @DrSDev. Contact: Facebook | Twitter | More Posts

The New War on Drugs

Over the past couple of years, prescription drug costs have begun to increase, driven partially by new high-priced pharmaceuticals. This has lead to increased co-pays as insurance providers look toward cutting costs. Value based insurance design [...]

November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Higher drug spending lowers other costs

Medicaid expansion has dramatically increased the number of Americans with health insurance. However, many have raised concerns over the costs to federal, state, and local government. It is estimated that the 2013 Medicaid expansion cost a total of [...]

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Expanding ACO’s Beyond Medicare

In 2012, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) implemented a novel program in their efforts toward achieving the Triple Aim: Thirty-two organizations with experience in care coordination enrolled in the Medicare Pioneer accountable [...]

September 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

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