Jon Healey

Writer

Jon Healey is the deputy editorial page editor, which means he’s one of the individuals editing (and sometimes writing) byline-free screeds that, technically speaking, reflect the views of the publisher. He writes most often about healthcare policy, intellectual property, technology and the economy. Previously, he’s written about tech, government and music for several news outlets, most of which still exist.

Recent Articles

  • The high price of the Trump administration's waffling on healthcare

    The high price of the Trump administration's waffling on healthcare

    Covered California made it official Thursday: The Trump administration’s waffling will raise health insurance premiums an additional 12.4% for many Californians not covered by large employer plans. In some cases, the Trump-induced surcharge will be 27%. Those increases are on top of an average...

  • Shining a narrow but necessary beam of light on drug price hikes

    Shining a narrow but necessary beam of light on drug price hikes

    Pharmaceutical companies have so much power over their customers, it’s practically an abusive relationship. Maybe that’s why consumer advocates are heralding what might otherwise seem like a minor legislative win over Big Pharma. SB 17, which Gov. Jerry Brown signed Monday morning, would not stop...

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