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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

How doctors die

In facing death, and making preparations for it, doctors are showing the way for others.
Posted In: doctors, death

Obamacare's next possible nightmare: Privacy issues

The security implications for the botched ACA exchange rollout.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA, privacy security

PS4 vs. Xbox One: The battle for the couch

The new PlayStation comes out tomorrow, and the battle for the living room ramps up another notch.
Posted In: ps4, xbox, Sony, Microsoft

Obamacare: Down for the count?

By all accounts, about 50,000 people have made it through the federal exchanges.
Posted In: Obamacare, ACA

Obamacare limbo land for health care navigators

As the exchanges continue to struggle with technical problems, advocacy groups are hitting the streets in places like Camden, N.J.
Posted In: Obamacare, navigators, healthcare.gov

Mining data for a map to the uninsured

In Camden, New Jersey, one non-profit is using real-time hospital data to help locate people eligible for Obamacare.
Posted In: big data, Obamacare

Giving the health care exchanges a check-up

Two weeks in, what's the status of the state and federal insurance exchanges?
Posted In: health care exchanges

Insurers look for workarounds to the Affordable Care Act

The health care exchanges are still a technical mess, and some insurers are beefing up their own sites to help people get started.
Posted In: Obamacare, insurance companies, health care exchanges

ABCs of the ACA: Insurance broker

Insurance broker (noun, obsolete?): A profession that may go ... poof ... as the Affordable Care Act rolls out.  Brokers are middle men, who connect up customers with insurers, and usually collect a commission for their efforts.  With small businesses, and millions of newly insured individuals heading to the online exchanges to shop, a big chunk of brokers could become irrelevant. Those who figure out how to survive online will last.  But just remember travel agents, after Expedia was born.  

 

The exchanges are open. Now the real work begins.

State- and federally-run health care exchanges have been enrolling people for the past four days.
Posted In: Obamacare, health care marketplace

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