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2009 Edition of Covering Health Issues Available

The latest edition of "Covering Health Issues" is now complete online, made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. For the online version with interactive features, click here or go to To download a PDF duplicate of the print version, click here or go to

You will find a dozen chapters on some of the hottest health policy topics -- health reform, health care costs, health care quality, employer-sponsored coverage, individual coverage, children's coverage, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care, disparities, public health and mental health. Each chapter offers fast facts on the topic, background information, likely policy debates, tips for reporters covering this topic, story ideas for reporters, experts with contact information and helpful websites.

In addition, you will find appendices on the congressional budget process, polls on health issues, and covering health issues for TV and radio.

Although designed with reporters in mind, "Covering Health Issues" is useful for anyone looking for concise, balanced information about the topics presented.

We welcome your comments about how we might improve the online version of this publication. Email to or you can reach us at 202/789-2300.

Ed Howard
Executive Vice President
Alliance for Health Reform



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