The Washington Post

Amy Goldstein

ReporterWashington, D.C.


President Obama sent a $4.15 trillion tax and spending plan to Congress. Here are some key elements.

  • Feb 9, 2016

Enrollment season draws 4 million new customers to but not many more young adults.

  • Feb 4, 2016

Federal health officials stayed mum on any sign-up surge in the final hours.

  • Jan 31, 2016

New and fast-growing health plans say they’re getting hurt by a part of the law meant to cushion insurers.

  • Jan 13, 2016

The number of young customers new to the federal insurance exchange is ahead of last year.

  • Dec 22, 2015

Online dashboard includes 80 high-expense pharmaceuticals used by older Americans.

  • Dec 22, 2015

The number of Americans who have already enrolled for 2016 on the federal exchange compares to 3.4 million at the same stage a year ago.

  • Dec 18, 2015

HHS releases figures on number of Americans who have signed up for coverage through

  • Dec 18, 2015

Deferring tax would be lawmakers’ first major change under health-care law.

  • Dec 16, 2015

Federal officials cite intense interest on for Jan. 1 coverage

  • Dec 15, 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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