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Articles by Laura Medford-Davis, MD

Laura Medford-Davis, MD
About Laura Medford-Davis, MD

Dr. Medford-Davis is an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine and works as a consultant for McKinsey&Company. She began writing for Policy Prescriptions® in 2013. Contact: Website | Facebook | Twitter | More Posts

By ‘n By Hard Times Comes A-Knocking

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) helped people living in low-income areas of Kentucky, reducing income-related health disparities. Specifically, people living in zip codes with the highest concentrations of poverty reported the largest improvements in [...]

July 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Medical Prices are all Over the Map

For people with private insurance, the same health services cost thousands of dollars more in different states across the nation, different cities within the same state, and even in different parts of a single city. Source: Pixabay (CC) A knee [...]

May 31, 2016 // 0 Comments

“I’m from the Government & I’m here to help”

Despite fears of failing Marketplaces, death spirals, and a recent threat by UnitedHealth to withdraw from the Marketplaces altogether, researchers find that insurer participation and Marketplace offerings increased between 2014 and 2015. The data [...]

January 26, 2016 // 0 Comments

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