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Journalism Grants

Funding For:

Investigative Reporting in Health Care


Recipient:

Center for Public Integrity

Grant Period:

Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015

AMOUNT:

$35,000.00

Summary of the Project:

With support from a NIHCM Foundation Journalism Grant, the Center for Public Integrity continues its health reporting, which includes investigations into waste, fraud and abuse in the Medicare Advantage program.

About the Grantee:

The Center for Public Integrity’s mission is to serve democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by powerful public and private institutions, using the tools of investigative journalism. The Center distributes its investigations through its award-winning website and to all forms of media–broadcast, print, online and blogs–around the globe.

Related Grantee Work

January 14, 2015

Medicare Advantage Money Grab

The Center for Public Integrity spent over a year examining the Medicare Advantage payment formula and found nearly $70 billion in improper payments traced to errors with risk scores.

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