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.


Features by Dan Gorenstein

Health insurance co-ops created under the Affordable Care Act have either folded, or are in fragile positions.

Inside the plan by health co-ops to survive

Nine of the nonprofit insurers have folded, or will have by the end of the year.
Posted In: healthcare co-ops, ACA, Obamacare

New oral health provider sets dentists' teeth on edge

Dental therapists could bring routine dental care to more people.
Posted In: dentists, dental therapists, oral healthcare

Hygienists seek new role as dental therapists

Dental therapists can do some procedures that are performed by dentists.
Posted In: dentists, dental therapists, oral healthcare

Health co-ops' struggles could bring higher costs

Healthcare co-ops are having a hard time competing with big insurance companies.
Posted In: healthcare reform, health insurance exchanges, healthcare co-ops

Expect bumps as docs try to focus on patient satisfaction

'Patient-centered care' is a popular term in health care. But what does it mean?
Posted In: patient, doctors, healthcare reform

When it comes to Medicare, you better shop around

Drug prices change year to year, making real differences between plans.
Posted In: Medicare, senior citizens, seniors
Dental hygiene students train at Vermont Technical College.

A push to improve access to dental care

'Dental therapists' would have duties somewhere between dentists and hygienists.
Posted In: dentist, dental care, therapists

Jarden Corp. goes back to high school

The company hopes to add high school yearbooks and class rings to its portfolio.
Posted In: Jarden Corp, Jostens, high school

Home health care workers get federal labor protections

To understand the importance of these workers, think about the number 5.1 million.
Posted In: Alzheimer's, health care costs, health care law


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