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Gretchen Morgenson

Gretchen Morgenson is the senior financial reporter for the NBC News Investigative Unit. A former stockbroker, she won the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for her "trenchant and incisive" reporting on Wall Street.

Gretchen Morgenson is the senior financial reporter for the NBC News Investigative Unit. A former stockbroker, she won the Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for her "trenchant and incisive" reporting on Wall Street.


Latest from Gretchen Morgenson

9d ago

A new study reveals the states where private equity has the most influence on housing, health care, jobs and pensions

A new study by Private Equity Stakeholder Project identifies the states where private-equity firms have the most influence over health care, housing, jobs and pensions.

Who put up Trump's $175 million bond? A subprime car loan billionaire who has run afoul of regulators

Providing Donald Trump’s $175 million appeal bond when other insurers wouldn’t is business as usual for California financier Don Hankey.
16d ago

Senate investigating whether ER care has been harmed by growing role of private-equity firms

The Senate has asked three private-equity firms for info on how they run or staff hospital emergency departments to see if private equity’s role has harmed patients.
35d ago

Her son was doing well at a clinic serving kids with autism. Then private equity took over.

Five years after being bought by a private-equity firm, one of the most successful companies serving children with autism declared bankruptcy. What happened?

Federal regulators are probing whether Cash App leaves door open to money launderers, terrorists

Federal regulators are exploring allegations that Cash App and entities providing services to its users performed inadequate due diligence, potentially opening the door to money laundering and terror financing.
114d ago

Patients at private-equity-owned hospitals get more infections and fall more often, says a new study by Harvard researchers

Patients receiving care at hospitals owned by private-equity firms get more bloodstream and surgical site infections and fall more often, says a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Vital signs vs. dollar signs: At HCA hospitals, the person monitoring your heart may monitor 79 other patients, too

The people who monitor hospital patients’ vital signs are often not nurses but “telemetry” technicians. Critics say HCA's staffing of telemetry units shows how it puts profits ahead of patients.
134d ago

Senators launch bipartisan probe of private equity's growing role in U.S. health care

Two U.S. senators have launched a bipartisan investigation into private equity’s involvement in U.S. health care, and whether it is harming patients and staff.

State attorney general, doctors and nurses criticize HCA over patient care at North Carolina's Mission Hospital

Four years after it bought Mission Hospital in Asheville, HCA Healthcare is under fire from the state attorney general and Mission doctors and nurses.
170d ago

'Deny, deny, deny': By rejecting claims, Medicare Advantage plans threaten rural hospitals and patients, say CEOs

Some 31 million Americans have Medicare Advantage plans. But because they routinely deny coverage for necessary care, they threaten rural hospitals, say some CEOS.
190d ago

Three female doctors sue L.A. County, alleging it ignored complaints about an abusive boss at Harbor-UCLA hospital

Three female doctors at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center have filed suit against L.A. County, alleging it ignored years of complaints about Dr. Louis Kwong.