Posted inMeta, Series & Special Reports

NPI’s (unconventional) newsgathering credo: Accuracy and context are more important than getting it first or getting it fast

Editor’s Note: This month and this week, NPI is cel­e­brat­ing its tenth anniver­sary. This is the third post in a sev­en-part series reflect­ing on NPI’s first decade. Each install­ment will be penned by one of NPI’s board mem­bers. I came to Wash­ing­ton in 1992, but I did­n’t become involved in pol­i­tics until 1999 when I […]

Posted inHealthcare, Policy Topics

Patient Protection Act a start, but U.S. still needs true healthcare reform: Medicare for All

Along with eco­nom­ic secu­ri­ty, the future of Medicare has emerged as a sig­nif­i­cant issue in the pres­i­den­tial cam­paign. The Patient Pro­tec­tion Act, passed more than two years ago and recent­ly upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court,  pro­vides insur­ance reform, not health­care reform. But both are need­ed. The Patient Pro­tec­tion Act imposed new require­ments on health […]