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Winners Named in 2013 Health Care Journalism and Research Awards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Washington, DC – May 22, 2013 - The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the Nineteenth Annual Health Care Journalism and Research Awards. The contests are judged by independent panels of experts.
Webinar Archive Available - Health Insurance Marketplaces: Race to the Deadline
As the focus of marketplace implementation starts to shift from regulation writing to operational planning and consumer engagement, the remaining hurdles to a successful launch loom large. On May 7, 2013, NIHCM Foundation hosted a webinar to discuss the challenges facing various stakeholders and predictions for enrollment, affordability and general readiness.
Upcoming Webinar on Employer-Sponsored Insurance
NIHCM Foundation will host a webinar entitled "The Future of Employer-Sponsored Insurance" on May 29, 2013 from 1:00-2:30 PM EDT. The potential effects of the ACA’s new premium tax credits and employer penalties on the group market are hotly debated, but relentless increases in health care costs have already begun to drive change.
Now Accepting Letters of Inquiry for 2013-14 Research Grant Cycle
NIHCM Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of new funding under its grant program to support investigator-initiated health services research. Up to $150,000 will be available to fund two to three projects in the 2013-2014 cycle.
Expert Voices Re-release: Alice Rosenblatt on Pricing for the Exchanges
As health insurers continue filing preliminary rates for plans to be offered on state exchanges, it is worth keeping in mind the factors playing into their pricing decisions as summarized by Alice Rosenblatt in a recent Expert Voices essay.
Webinar Archive Available - The Health of Children in Foster Care
With complicated home lives and health concerns that are often caused or exacerbated by trauma, most children in foster care face major challenges to health and well-being. Yet the time spent in the foster care system with Medicaid coverage and assistance from social services is a critical period for helping these children achieve the best possible health outcomes.
Independent Judges Panels
- Laurence C. Baker, Professor, Stanford University
- William Custer, Associate Professor, Georgia State University
- Vicky Gregg, Consultant
- Jonathan Gruber, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (recused)
- Marion Ein Lewin, Consultant
- Joseph P. Newhouse, Professor, Harvard University (recused)
- Mark Pauly, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
- Gail R. Wilensky, Senior Fellow, Project HOPE
Print Journalism Awards
- Ceci Connolly, Managing Director, Health Research Institute, PricewaterhouseCoopers
- John Iglehart, Founding Editor, Health Affairs
- Clifton Leaf, Staff Editor, Op-Ed Page/Sunday Review, The New York Times
- Alan Murray, President, Pew Research Center
- Jeff Nesmith, former Writer, Cox Newspapers
- Fred Schulte, Senior Reporter, Center for Public Integrity (recused, for General Circulation category)
Television and Radio Journalism Award
- Steve Cheng, former Producer, ABC and NBC News
- Callie Crossley, Television Commentator, WGBH; Radio Commentator, NPR; Former Health and Medicine Producer, 20/20, ABC News
- Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Adviser, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; former Health Correspondent, NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, PBS
- Stone Phillips, StonePhillipsReports.com; former Anchor, Dateline NBC
- Alice Pifer, Adjunct Professor, Columbia University School of Journalism; Freelance Journalist; Former Producer, ABC News
- Julie Rovner, Health Policy Correspondent, NPR
- Keith Summa, Vice President of News Partnerships, Univision
- Susan Wagner, Supervising Producer, The Dr. Oz Show