The Washington Post

Amy Goldstein

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The government will pay the insurers $363 million — 13 percent of what they are entitled to.

  • Oct 1, 2015

Medicare paid more than $50 million in potentially improper bills for ambulance rides for older and disabled Americans, investigators say.

  • Sep 29, 2015

Many nonprofit co-ops, touted by Affordable Care Act as an alternative to traditional insurers, swim in red ink.

  • Sep 25, 2015

Move comes as a pharmaceutical CEO comes under fire for a 4,000 percent increase in one drug’s price.

  • Sep 22, 2015

The Obama administration will focus enrollment efforts on four major cities and the northern New Jersey region.

  • Sep 22, 2015

The proposal is part of Clinton’s program to alter and expand the Affordable Care Act.

  • Sep 22, 2015

More coverage appears to reflect impact of the Affordable Care Act

  • Sep 17, 2015

The U.S. census released critical new information Wednesday about the state of poverty, median income, and the insurance rate.

  • Sep 16, 2015

Nearly 10 million Americans are paying for health insurance in ACA marketplaces.

  • Sep 8, 2015

The increase spurs questions about whether Affordable Care Act insurance will remain affordable.

  • Sep 4, 2015
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Amy Goldstein has been a staff writer at The Washington Post for more than a quarter-century. She currently covers health care, focusing on the 2010 federal law reshaping the U.S. health care system.

Over the years, she has written widely about social policy issues, including Medicare and Medicaid, Social Security, welfare, housing, and the strains placed on the social safety net by the Great Recession. She also has been a White House correspondent and covered notable news events ranging from the Monica Lewinsky scandal to the Columbine shootings to the past four Supreme Court nominations.

Goldstein was part of a team of Washington Post reporters awarded the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting for the newspaper’s coverage of 9/11 and the government’s response to the attacks. She was also a 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist for national reporting for an investigative series she co-wrote with her colleague Dana Priest on the medical treatment of immigrants detained by the federal government.

She has been a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and returned to Cambridge as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to work on a book about the long-term unemployment and decline of the middle class in Janesville, WI, a small industrial city that bears the kind of economic bruises the recent recession left on communities across the United States.
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