What is Kaiser Health News?

KHN is an editorially independent nonprofit news service covering health policy and politics. Our goal is to provide high-quality coverage of developments in the health care system, Congress, the administration, the states and the industry. As part of the effort to increase coverage of important health care issues, KHN collaborates with major news organizations to produce articles. These appear in print, broadcast and online, including on this website.

In addition, KHN provides content for syndication to news organizations in the U.S. and around the world, free of charge.

What type of stories does KHN publish?

KHN publishes both in-depth features and news and shorter articles on developments in the health care system and on national and local health care initiatives and issues. In addition, the KHN Morning Briefing is a daily summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations.

How can I submit story ideas?

We look forward to hearing from readers. Please submit story ideas, questions or comments through the Contact Us form.

I am a freelance journalist, how can I submit story pitches?

We welcome freelance ideas from professional journalists if they are about health care politics and policy. Please Contact Us.

How can I partner with KHN?

If you are a news organization interested in a partnership with KHN, please Contact Us, Attn: Elisabeth Rosenthal.

How is KHN related to the Kaiser Family Foundation?

KHN is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit private operating foundation, based in Menlo Park, Calif., dedicated to filling the need for trusted information on national health issues. The Foundation serves in the role of publisher of KHN and provides primary financial support for KHN. All editorial decisions are made by KHN’s editors, headed by Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-In-Chief.

How can I contact the Kaiser Family Foundation?

Please direct all inquiries to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s Contact page.

Is there a relationship between KHN and Kaiser Permanente?

Neither KHN nor Kaiser Family Foundation is affiliated in any way with the health insurance company Kaiser Permanente.

How do I find back issues of the KHN Morning Briefing?

And index of back issues can be found on this page:  http://kaiserhealthnews.org/morning-briefing/

Is Kaiser Health News content free to use?

Yes! As a nonprofit news service, KHN is uniquely positioned to allow other media outlets and other organizations to use its content and reprint stories, free of charge.

How can I post Kaiser Health News content on my website if I don’t have IT support?

It is not necessary to have IT support to use Kaiser Health News content. Simply copy and paste the headlines or stories you want on your site. Just remember to properly credit KHN, not edit the articles and link back to our site.