Like so much in Washington, those partaking in the impending debate over Medicaid costs may lose sight of the facts. But that’s not to say the facts won’t be available.
A San Francisco start-up called Nuna has managed to gather the information of 74 million Medicaid recipients. It is a formidable achievement, data scientists said, given the state-by-state nature in which Medicaid is administered. The company was founded by Jini Kim, who worked with Google Health and was one of a handful of Silicon Valley executives recruited to fix Healthcare.gov after its botched start.
Author: Jim Kerstetter