Author

Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News

Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News

Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News Senior Correspondent, joined KHN in January 2021 after 17 years at the Los Angeles Times, the last 12 as the paper’s national health care reporter based in Washington, D.C. Noam has reported on health care issues from more than three dozen states and four continents.

In America, cancer patients endure debt on top of disease

By: - August 31, 2022

This story was originally published by Kaiser Health News. RAPID CITY, S.D. ― Jeni Rae Peters would make promises to herself as she lay awake nights after being diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago. “My kids had lost so much,” said Peters, a single mom and mental health counselor. She had just adopted two […]

100 million people in America are saddled with health care debt

By: - August 15, 2022

This story was originally published by Kaiser Health News. Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected leg was amputated. Ariane Buck, a young father in Arizona who sells health insurance, couldn’t make an […]

100 million people in America are saddled with health care debt

By: - June 21, 2022

Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000 by the New York hospital where his infected leg was amputated. Ariane Buck, a young father in Arizona who sells health insurance, couldn’t make an appointment with his doctor for a dangerous intestinal infection […]