Dan Gorenstein is the senior reporter for Marketplace’s Health Desk, covering the business of healthcare.

Prior to Marketplace, Dan spent more than 11 years at New Hampshire Public Radio. He got his start in journalism at the Chicago Reporter; an investigative journal that examines race and class disparities in the Chicago area. He’s won numerous national and local awards, including the Society of Professional Journalist Sigma Delta Chi investigative reporting award.

You can follow him on Twitter at @dmgorenstein.

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Features by Dan Gorenstein

The Obamacare sales pitch

The president is courting conservative states to expand Medicaid.
Posted In: Obamacare, medicaid, healthcare, President Obama
Demonstrators organized by Center for American Progress wait for the Supreme Court ruling Thursday morning. Their signs show numbers of people from different states that would have lost subsidies if the Court were to have ruled against Obamacare.

With Obamacare upheld, health care firms exhale

Hospital stocks jumped eight to 15 percent as the ruling came down.
Posted In: Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act, President Obama

Personalizing medicine with tailored social services

Interventions that head off medical costs can be deceptively simple.
Posted In: intervention, health care, caring for the 5/50s
Proper care for certain patients could save $300 billion annually, says consulting firm Oliver Wyman.

The challenge in pairing the sick with social services

In this corner of healthcare, it’s not one size fits all. It’s one size fits one.
Posted In: health care, patient, hospital, disease, Portland, caring for the 5/50s

The new math in healthcare: make money by saving money

The idea: lower medical costs a lot by spending a little more on social services.
Posted In: diabetes, obesity, health care, caring for the 5/50s

Insurers grapple with keeping premiums stable

To keep prices even, businesses must be good at managing costs.
Posted In: insurance, health care, premium

Insuring governments against disease outbreaks

The idea is to help protect against the costs of pandemics.
Posted In: pandemic, Ebola, Ebola training

Why the conventional wisdom on hospice care was wrong

Some patients are spending years there, and spending more in the process.
Posted In: hospice, healthcare, healthcare spending
Seniors Learn About Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

Why health coverage alone won't solve addiction

Addiction treatment programs lack the ability to meet the vision of the ACA.
Posted In: Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, addiction

The essential role of surgery

A lack of adequate surgical care resulted in a nearly 17 million deaths in 2010.
Posted In: surgery, surgery cost, Ebola

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