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.


Features by Dan Gorenstein

Halliburton admits to destroying oil spill evidence

Halliburton will pay a $200,000 penalty, but says it will not face any criminal prosecution for the act.
Posted In: Gulf oil spill, Halliburton, deepwater horizon
Proper care for certain patients could save $300 billion annually, says consulting firm Oliver Wyman.

Why many states won’t see N.Y.-sized savings under Obamacare

Health insurance premiums for individuals in New York will fall by 50 percent next year, according to the state. But New York isn't Alabama or Texas or anywhere else, for that matter.
Posted In: Obamacare, health insurance, Andrew Cuomo

Affordable Care Act may free some from working for health insurance

Nearly 1 million employees could end up voluntarily leaving their jobs when health exchanges open on January 1, according to a new report from Columbia and National Bureau of Economic Research.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, health care reform, insurance exchanges

Lawmakers look to America's northern border

The U.S. border with Mexico may get all the attention, but the Senate's examining security issues along our border with Canada.
Posted In: Canada, borders, Immigration, immigration reform

Yosemite, Grand Canyon visitors may feel sequester

Despite federal budget cuts from sequestration, the National Park Service says attendance is up in 2013.
Posted In: sequester, Yellowstone, national parks, camping

Obamacare delay: Will employers drop health care?

Now that the Obama administration has delayed the health care madate, some analysts expect employers to consider dropping coverage for their workers.
Posted In: Obamacare, mandate, health care tax, repeal

Cheaper walkers, wheelchairs on their way

Medicare drops reimbursement prices on loads of medical equipment on Monday.
Posted In: medical devices, prosthetics, orthotics, wheelchair

In health care reform, art keeps patients in the picture

Local artist Regina Holliday has recruited a walking gallery of story tellers to make sure patients get as much attention as profits
Posted In: Obamacare, hospitals, doctors, art

Student loan interest D-Day: What's it mean?

Interest rates are supposed to go up July 1. How big is the hike and what does it really mean numbers-wise?
Posted In: student loan forgiveness, interest rates, student loan, higher education


The Obama administration launches its new HealthCare.gov website to get people signed up.
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, NBA


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