About Elisabeth @RosenthalHealth
Elisabeth Rosenthal is the editor-in-chief of Kaiser Health News and the author of "An American Sickness: How Healthcare became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back." Prior to joining Kaiser Health News, Rosenthal spent 22 years as a correspondent at the New York Times.
Elisabeth’s Recent Stories
Economy Jul 20Column: ‘Maddeningly complex’ health care costs force patients to become detectives
We are constantly told we should be better consumers of health care, that we should shop for insurance and high-value care. Well, how can we be expected to do that if the prices are unknowable and we get contradictory answers…
Economy Apr 30Column: 5 questions to ask during your hospital stay
You can protect your financial health while in the hospital by asking the right questions.
Economy Apr 27Column: 6 questions to ask at every doctor’s appointment
If you're trying to leave the doctor's office without huge medical bills, here are the questions you need to ask.