Ellen Montz is a PhD candidate in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and a fellow at the Century Foundation, in New York City.


Recent Posts by Ellen Montz

The Downstream Consequences Of Per Capita Spending Caps In Medicaid

From the lens of economics, we draw an analogy to per capita payments in health insurance markets and explain how the currently proposed reforms threaten the core programmatic purpose of Medicaid by incentivizing states to limit care and coverage to the states’ most vulnerable residents.

States Be Warned: High-Risk Pools Offer Little Help At A High Cost

The ACA's Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan offers insight into high-risk pools’ flaws, which may be more fatal than previously thought.