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NIHCM Foundation Print Journalism Awards

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The NIHCM Foundation Health Care Print Journalism Awards recognize excellence in health care reporting and writing on the financing and delivery of health care and the impact of health care policy. The 26-year-old Print Journalism Award carries a $20,000 prize and the Trade Publication Award carries a $15,000 prize. Each are judged by an independent panel of current and former journalists:

  • Eliza Barclay,
  • John Carreyrou, formerly The Wall Street Journal
  • Ceci Connolly, Alliance of Community Health Plans
  • John Fauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA Today Network 
  • John Iglehart, Health Affairs
  • Clifton Leaf, Fortune
  • Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News

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We are honored to announce the winners for the 26th Annual Print Journalism Awards: Noam Levey from the Los Angeles Times won for General Circulation and Caitlin E. Cox from TCTMD won for Trade.

Meet the Winners

26th Annual Print Journalism Awards Process


  • General Circulation Print Journalism Award
  • Trade Journalism Award



A $20,000 prize will be presented to the Print Journalism Award winner and a $15,000 prize to the Trade Publication winner.


  • Articles must originally have been published during the calendar year 2019.
  • General Circulation Print: Entries will be accepted from newspapers and magazines and their websites. Entries will also be accepted from independent news sites.
  • Trade: Entries will be accepted from publications written for a specialty audience.
  • Articles should be timely and produce new insights into health care financing and delivery or health care policy.


  • Deadline: February 3, 2020
  • Entry is free
  • An individual may be listed as the primary contributor on no more than three (3) entries but may be listed as a co-contributor on additional entries
    • An entry can be either a series or an individual piece of work

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Selection Criteria

  • New insights generated by the reporting
  • Impact on health care policy
  • Quality of reporting
  • Relevance to one or both of the subject areas (financing and delivery of health care and/or the impact of health care policy)


  • Eliza Barclay, Science, Health and Environment Editor, Vox
  • John Carreyrou, Investigative Reporter, formerly The Wall Street Journal
  • Ceci Connolly, President and CEO, Alliance of Community Health Plans, formerly with The Washington Post
  • John Fauber, Medical Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA Today Network
  • John Iglehart, Founding Editor, Health Affairs
  • Clifton Leaf, Editor in Chief, Fortune
  • Fred Schulte, Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News