Jenny Gold covers the health care industry, overhaul and disparities for radio and print. Her stories for
KHN have aired on NPR and been printed in USA Today, the Washington Post, McClatchy and MSNBC.
She was previously a Kroc Fellow at NPR, where she covered health and business, and a broadcast
associate at the CBS Evening News. She is a graduate of Brown University. | Contact: JGold@kff.org | @JennyAGold
Few consumers know what they'll need to do to sign up for the new health insurance marketplaces. Advocates worry about the outreach strategy and funding in states that defaulted to the federal government to run the exchanges.
Jose Chavez Gonzalez was working construction but had eight years of medical training in El Salvador. A UCLA program finds its candidates working in warehouses, meat packing plants and behind the counter at McDonalds.
After a year of controversy, the Obama administration proposes a way for women who work at nonprofit religious institutions to get free birth control without requiring their employers to pay for it.
Some 500 NYU doctors found refuge at other hospitals while NYU was closed following Hurricane Sandy. Now, the question looms whether all of the patients and doctors will return.
More patients with the flu are seeking care at the emergency room this year, and despite the 112 million Americans who have gotten a flu shot, it remains to be seen if this year's version will be just bad or historically bad.
Colleges and universities across the country have seen an influx of students with mental health needs.
Gaps in insurance coverage for mental health treatment persist despite new laws -- including the health law and the Mental Health Parity Act of 2008 -- expanding such coverage. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about mental health care in America.
Child life specialists use play to help seriously ill children understand what happens in the hospital.
Up to 90 percent of incarcerated girls have experienced physical, emotional or sexual abuse, creating a complex set of health problems that the juvenile justice system is ill-equipped to handle. One woman is on a crusade to change that.
Urgent care clinics are part of a growth strategy for some hospital chains. But some analysts wonder if hospitals will be able to provide good customer service at the clinics.