David Dranove is the Walter McNerney Professor of Health Industry Management, Professor of Strategy, and co-director of the Health Enterprise Management Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management

Recent Posts by David Dranove

The Anthem-Cigna Merger: A Post-Mortem

Now that the court has ruled, providers can exhale, but they should not breathe too easily, and the impact of the merger on future innovation is perhaps more concerning.

September 5, 2017Insurance and Coverage

Behind The CMS Spending Projections: Assumptions, Challenges, And Lessons

As good skeptical economists, we wonder if spending projection accuracy reflects superior modeling techniques or merely reflects a slow but predictable evolution of health spending. We decided to see how well we could do using a simple possible forecast based solely on the prior year’s growth.

February 24, 2017Costs and Spending