07/21/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part IV - The new math, or maybe it’s the old

07/20/09: Gregory A+; Sebelius D- - NBC’s David Gregory bores down on Madame Secretary

07/17/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part XI - Center for Medicine in the Public Interest fights against a public plan

07/14/09: Hospital Disconnect - USA Today offers news you can use, but a little more context, please

07/13/09: Health Care in France—and in America - A journalist’s observations

June 2009

06/30/09: Memo to Sen. Barbara Boxer—and Journalists, Too - More skepticism about savings from preventive care, please

06/29/09: Health Care Flashpoints, Part III - Taxing insurance benefits and health care equity

06/24/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Wendell Potter, former head of corporate communications for CIGNA, the country’s fourth-largest insurer

06/23/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part X - We finally hear from the business community

06/22/09: What Journalists Can Learn from Celinda Lake - Wisdom from the Democrats’ wordsmith

06/19/09: Baucus Watch, Part XI - The first glimpse of what he has brought forth

06/16/09: Cost Savings Myopia - Making the numbers fit the script

06/16/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Louise Russell, research professor at Rutgers and an expert on preventative care

06/15/09: Stephanopoulos A-; Sebelius D - George bests the Secretary of Health and Human Services

06/12/09: Health Care Flashpoints, Part II - The individual mandate—when journalism becomes a lobbying tool

06/10/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part III - Rapidly rising medical costs jeopardize the state’s insurance miracle

06/08/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part IX - PhRMA and the AMA join forces with insurers

06/05/09: Postscript on Single Payer - The San Francisco Chronicle offers some respectability

06/02/09: What a Young Reporter Learned from the UAW - Lessons about health care and other matters

06/01/09: Baucus Watch, Part X - Disagreements surface among the Dems

May 2009

05/29/09: What the Heck Do the Senators Mean? - More clues about a public plan

05/22/09: Single-Payer Advocates Finally Get Their Say - Montana papers lead the way

05/21/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Jonathan Oberlander, health policy expert and professor of social medicine and health policy & management at the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill

05/18/09: Where Will the Money Come From Redux - Maybe not from us, say health care special interests

05/15/09: Where Will the Money Come From? - And who will be left out of health reform?

05/13/09: Baucus Watch, Part IX - The senator ejects single-payer advocates—again

05/12/09: Will Health Care Providers Really Reduce Spending? - The press exhibits some skepticism—but more is needed

05/11/09: What Journalists Can Learn from Frank Luntz - Wisdom from the Republican wordsmith

05/08/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part VII - WellPoint brings forth voices from the grassroots

05/07/09: Memo to Journalists: Move Beyond the Beltway Babble - Men (and women) on the street are foggy about health reform

05/04/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part II - Does an individual mandate work? Depends on who’s talking

April 2009

04/30/09: Baucus Watch, Part VIII - What kind of public plan is the senator talking about?

04/28/09: A Laurel to the Eagle-Tribune - Paper gets Astroturfed and smells a rat

04/24/09: A Dart to the Buffalo News - Paper confuses Medicare Advantage news with insurance marketing tactics

04/22/09: Who Will Be at the Table? - WellPoint brings forth voices from the grassroots

04/14/09: 60 Minutes and The Nation Shine on Health Care - Two good stories that expose health care’s holes

04/13/09: Hiding the Messenger - What’s Lewin’s pedigree anyway?

04/10/09: Laurel to the Tampa Tribune - For adding a fresh dimension to the Medicare Advantage story

04/08/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Marilyn Moon, vice president of the American Institutes for Research and a former trustee of the Medicare system

04/06/09: Obama AWOL on Health Reform? - Times tackles the President’s “light touch”

04/01/09: Sick Around America - What exactly was Frontline trying to say?

March 2009

03/30/09: Some Big Dots to Connect - Which could tell who really will pay for health reform

The Editors