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Foundation Health Care Journalism Awards

Nineteenth Annual NIHCM Foundation Health Care Journalism Awards

Advances in health policy are achieved through public discourse facilitated by the media. To recognize the critical role the journalistic community plays in the health care system, each year the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation presents awards for outstanding work in health care journalism.

We are pleased to announce a call for entries for the Nineteenth Annual NIHCM Foundation Health Care Journalism Awards, which will be presented in the following categories:

  • Print Journalism, General Circulation
  • Print Journalism, Trade Publications
  • Television and Radio Journalism

All three awards carry a $10,000 prize. Independent panels of current and former journalists, representing a broad spectrum of reporting and health policy expertise, will select the winners.

Entries must originally have been published or aired in 2012. Additional eligibility information and entry instructions are available on our website at The deadline for entry is February 15, 2013.

NIHCM Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group that conducts research on health care issues. The Foundation disseminates research findings and analysis that promote and enhance access to health care and the efficiency and effectiveness of health care services and delivery.

Questions about the NIHCM Foundation Health Care Journalism Awards can be directed to Katie McDonald at 202-296-4426 or