Medicare Advantage has become a huge cash cow for commercial insurance companies, and the insurers’ business from a combination of Medicare Advantage and Medicaid managed care dwarfs the commercial individual and group insurance business, according to figures compiled for a new Kaiser Family Foundation brief on insurance companies’ performance. In the brief, K.F.F. examined the […]
Author Archives: Jeanne Pinder
Jeanne Pinder is the founder and CEO of ClearHealthCosts. She worked at The New York Times for almost 25 years as a reporter, editor and human resources executive, then volunteered for a buyout and founded ClearHealthCosts.
With Pinder at the helm, ClearHealthCosts shared honors for the top network public service journalism project in a partnership with CBS News, as well as winning numerous other journalism prizes.
She was previously a fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia University School of Journalism. ClearHealthCosts has won grants from the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York; the International Women’s Media Foundation; the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation with KQED public radio in San Francisco and KPCC in Los Angeles; the Lenfest Foundation in Philadelphia for a partnership with The Philadelphia Inquirer; and the New York State Health Foundation for a partnership with WNYC public radio/Gothamist in New York; and other honors.
She is one of Crain's Notable Women in Tech. Niemanlab wrote of ClearHealthCosts that "The Internet hates secrets."
Her TED talk about fixing health costs has surpassed 2 million views.