Peter Whoriskey
Peter Whoriskey
Reporter

Peter Whoriskey is a staff writer for The Washington Post handling investigations of financial and economic topics. Previously, he has written about pharmaceutical research, income disparity,  unemployment, and the recession. As the Post’s Southern bureau chief, he covered Hurricane Katrina. Before that he worked at the Palm Beach Post and the Miami Herald.

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These maps tell you everything that’s wrong with our drug pricing system

These maps tell you everything that’s wrong with our drug pricing system

The way that doctors across the U.S. treat a chronic eye disease tells a lot about Medicare pricing.

Cost of drugs used by Medicare doctors vary

Cost of drugs used by Medicare doctors vary

The data highlight the role of pharmaceuticals in nation’s rising health-care costs.

Data uncover nation’s top Medicare billers

Data uncover nation’s top Medicare billers

Officials at federal insurance program for seniors say they hope information cuts fraud, helps inform consumers.

Congress targets overpriced medical procedures with bills

Congress targets overpriced medical procedures with bills

Following the House, the Senate passed a measure calling for reductions in physician fees.