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

Lockheed Martin reaches deal to buy Sikorsky Aircraft

The world’s largest defense contractor could gain more influence with the Pentagon.
Posted In: lockheed martin, Pentagon, helicopter
Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao stepped down last week, with Reddit-cofounder Steve Huffman taking helm of the site. 

Reddit proposes new rules

The revolving door has deposited co-founder Huffman in the corner office.
Posted In: reddit, advertising, message boards, volunteering

New Obamacare fight takes aim at 'Cadillac' tax

Consumers with pricey health plans will have to pay a new tax starting in 2018.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court
Doctors perform surgery.

Medicare tackles disparities in common operations

Sometimes a hip replacement costs $16,500. Sometimes it costs twice that.
Posted In: Medicare, medical care, hip replacement

Why primary care doctors are getting paid more

Insurers want the physicians to act as gatekeepers, making them more valuable.
Posted In: doctors, health insurers, primary care

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


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