Covering Health Issues: A Sourcebook for Journalists Now Available in Spanish

The latest edition of the “Covering Health Issues: A Sourcebook for Journalists,” is now available online, in Spanish. The Sourcebook has the latest information and data on pressing health care topics such as insurance marketplaces, Medicaid expansions, delivery system reforms, mental health and health care costs. It also includes the names and contact details for top experts in each subject area, along with a comprehensive glossary of health care policy terms.

As the nation’s health care system changes rapidly, and policymakers continue to grapple with problems in the areas of health care costs and quality of care, the Sourcebook will provide you with the nonpartisan, balanced information you need to stay informed.

Included are chapters on the following topics:

  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
  • Health Care Costs
  • Health Information Technology
  • Quality of Care
  • Innovation and Delivery System Reforms
  • Employment-Based Health Coverage
  • Health Insurance Exchanges
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid and CHIP
  • Dual Eligibles
  • Long-Term Services and Supports
  • Disparities in Health and Health Care
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse
  • Public Health and Prevention

Population of focus: Journalists who work for Spanish language media

Link to resource: Covering Health Issues: A Sourcebook for Journalists in Spanish

Date: 2013

Organization: Alliance for Health Reform and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation