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Mitchell Cole

Mitchell Cole provides a wide variety of healthcare stakeholders, including health plans, pharmaceutical manufacturers, patient groups, and trade associations, with data-driven analyses of the impacts of policy and regulatory changes.

Mitchell applies expertise in quantitative analysis, modeling, and the synthesis of healthcare data to advise clients on the effects of changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs on patient access to care, the market landscape, and federal and state budgets.

Prior to joining Avalere, Mitchell worked at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, contributing to a review of several federal agencies. Prior to that, Mitchell worked as a policy analyst at The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, where he examined trends in a number of state policy areas, analyzed legislation under consideration, and developed data-driven policy recommendations.

Mitchell has an MPP and a BA in economics and international relations from the College of William and Mary.

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New Avalere analysis finds that beneficiaries enrolled in Employer Group Waiver Plans (EGWPs) have lower out-of-pocket (OOP) costs for select drugs than beneficiaries enrolled in other types of Part D plans.

New analysis from Avalere finds that 102 million individuals, not enrolled in major public programs like Medicaid or Medicare, have a pre-existing medical condition and could therefore face higher premiums or significant out-of-pocket costs if the ACA’s pre-existing condition protections were repealed.