Category: Medicare


How easy it is to be misled by Medicare Advantage marketing


After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told

16 11/19/2018

Making Medicare choices in a marketplace mess: emperor wears no clothes

6 10/26/2017

Hospitals and doctors: Is their role in soaring health care costs overlooked?


‘Protect Medicare Now’ campaign is an industry-backed attempt to squash one of the few ways to control health care spending

1 7/5/2016

Fixing the health care system: Four facts to focus on when reading election year health policy stories

1 12/15/2015

Birds, hares, and tortoises: What do they have to do with the recent news on cancer screening?

3 4/22/2015

Why so little news about Medicare Advantage plan rate increases?

1 10/4/2013

Imbalance in reporting on Alzheimer’s PET scan research

4 9/6/2013

Insurers doing what feds haven’t in refusing to pay for proton beam therapy