Thomas G. McGuire is a professor of health economics in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Recent Posts by Thomas McGuire

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.