01/07/10: Kudos to The Charleston (West Virginia) Gazette - For localizing the great big health reform story

01/04/10: Dust-up at The Washington Post - And new questions about the new news services

01/04/10: Best of 2009: Trudy Lieberman - Lieberman picks her top stories from 2009


December 2009

12/23/09: Setting the Record Straight - The president, the press, and the public option

12/22/09: An Oops at USA Today - Exactly what was Ben Nelson’s position?

12/17/09: The Devil in the Details, Part IV - Who benefits from wellness incentives—an overweight colleague, your boss, insurers, or you?

12/15/09: Covering Joe - Is Lieberman a villain, or just taking care of the folks at home?

12/15/09: A Shout-out to the Associated Press - For exposing a big loophole in the health reform bill

12/14/09: The Next Most Underreported Health Reform Story - What will happen to SCHIP?

12/09/09: The Botox Beat - Using the press to fight a proposed tax on cosmetic surgery

12/08/09: What’s So Public about a Public Plan? - The language says it all

12/07/09: The Most Underreported Health Reform Story - And the senator from Nebraska

12/04/09: The Headlines Tell Us Everything - The Congressional Budget Office weighs in on premiums

12/03/09: Yes, Virginia, There Really Are Cost Controls - What miracle will bring down the price of medical care?

November 2009

11/30/09: The Man in the Middle - What Jeremy Devor’s story tells us about health reform

11/25/09: Missing Persons Redux - Insuring those at the very bottom

11/24/09: The Devil in the Details, Part III - Do the House and Senate bills really count as insurance reform?

11/23/09: Ron Wyden Speaks Out - Straight talk on affordability from Oregon’s senior senator

11/18/09: Laurel to the Missoulian - For telling the human story of health reform

11/16/09: Missing Persons - How will reform affect ordinary folks?

11/13/09: Do Doctors Always Tell the Truth? - No, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

11/11/09: Infant Mortality, Abortion, and WellPoint’s Tonik Policy - It’s dot-connection time for the media

11/10/09: The Doctors and the Disabled - Have the doctors won on fee cuts?

11/10/09: The Disabled and the Doctors - People with disabilities will still have to wait for Medicare

11/05/09: The Price of Medical Services - Is the conversation finally starting?

11/04/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part IX - What does the public say?

11/02/09: The Devil in the Details, Part I - Who can afford health insurance after reform?

October 2009

10/30/09: The Times Misses the Mark - A health care lobbyist puff piece that goes nowhere

10/27/09: Dr. Coca-Cola on Call - The king of Coke teams up with the family docs

10/26/09: Truth Emerges about the Public Option - Who really will be allowed to join?

10/26/09: The Latest News from Massachusetts - Obama comes to talk about energy, not health care

10/22/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part Seventeen - The docs are back for their piece of the pie

10/20/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part VII - Unintended consequences for patients

10/15/09: CJR’s Town Hall Meetings, Part VI - The view from Union Station, Washington D.C.

10/13/09: The Insurers’ Grand Strategy - More well-timed studies to influence the pols and the polls

10/12/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part Sixteen - Fighting a soda tax

10/09/09: WellPoint versus the State of Maine - Forget Olympia Snowe, there’s other news in the north country

10/08/09: The Devil in the Details, Part I - The tug-of-war over penalties for not buying coverage

10/07/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part VII - Unintended consequences for small business

10/02/09: Baucus Watch, Part XVI - What we should have known all along

September 2009

09/30/09: Journalism in the Heartland - A shout out to the Kansas City Star and the Salina (Kan.) Journal

09/29/09: CJR’s Town Hall Meetings: Scranton, Pennsylvania - The view from an Italian festival

09/27/09: Baucus Watch, Part XV - What’s the senator hiding in his bill?

09/25/09: A Dart to Health Affairs - Policy journal jumps in bed with Aetna

09/23/09: Baucus Watch, Part XIV - The senator confronts the affordability question

09/22/09: When a Tax Is a Tax - The New York Times explains

09/21/09: The President versus Stephanopoulos - When is a tax not a tax?

09/20/09: Medical Homes? You’ve Got To Be Kidding - The new health care dialect

09/18/09: Examining the Individual Mandate - The Wall Street Journal takes a hard look in Massachusetts

09/16/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part VI - The canary in the coal mine

09/14/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part Fifteen - The gun owners come out of the woodwork

09/11/09: CJR’s Town Hall Meetings: Columbia, Missouri - The view from Main Street

The Editors