Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Last-Minute Deal Preserves ER, But Most LICH Staffers Pack Up

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Brooklyn hospital's emergency room will remain open, but everyone else is gone. The twists and turns of the institution's long history encapsulate modern healthcare’s greatest challenges.


Why Obamacare May Not Let You Go Out of Network

Thursday, May 08, 2014

For people with health insurance plans they bought on the New York State Affordable Care Act exchange, doctor choice can be limited and none of the plans offer out-of-network coverage. WNYC reporter Fred Mogul explains that while these narrow networks might keep costs down, some customers aren't happy with the doctors they can choose from. And, New York State just announced it still won't require out of network coverage next year. Elisabeth Benjamin, Vice President of Health Initiatives at Community Service Society and co-founder of Healthcare for All New York, also weighs in.

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With Top Bidder Rejected, Long Odds for Full Hospital in Cobble Hill

Monday, May 05, 2014

After more than a year of protests and courtroom drama, supporters of Long Island College Hospital appear to have lost their bid to preserve LICH as a full-service medical center.

The State University of New York has rejected the proposal by the Brooklyn Health Partners, the top scoring proposal in ...

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Losing My Physician: Are Narrow Networks the New Normal?

Thursday, May 01, 2014

For new healthcare enrollees, it's even harder to find a doctor in-network.

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SUNY Gets Green Light to Shut Embattled Hospital

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

To close a hospital, you need to apply to the state — even if you ARE the state.

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Hunker Down or Head Out? Infant Parents' Dilemma in Measles Zone

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Waiting for the outbreak to clear, some parents are getting mixed signals about risk of exposure and what to do about it.


Can Potential New LICH Owner Run a Big Brooklyn Hospital?

Friday, April 04, 2014

Local residents and LICH staff demanded a full-service hospital. They got one — for the time being. The preliminary bid-winner still has to negotiate with the state to reach a deal.


A New Lease on Life for Long Island College Hospital

Thursday, April 03, 2014


A $250 million deal from Brooklyn Health Partners would preserve LICH as a full-service hospital with up to 400 inpatient beds.

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New Health Commissioner's Tale of Two Beverages

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Under Mayor de Blasio's new health commissioner, soda is still OUT. So what else is new? Listening to people, instead of dictating.


Brooklynites Upbeat But Wary of Hospital Bidders

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nine bidders are competing to take over Long Island College Hospital, which the State University of New York has been trying to sell for the last year.

Local residents of the Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill neighborhoods gathered Tuesday night to learn about the proposals and voice concerns ...

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FEMA Money to Turn Up the Heat in Sandy-Damaged Public Housing

Sunday, March 23, 2014

A long-awaited federal funds will replace broken-down, temporary boilers and reimburse the city for the cost of maintaining them.


De Blasio Softens Rhetoric on Charters

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The mayor said "They are all our children, they all deserve a solution" during a speech at Riverside Church in Harlem on Sunday.

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Despite National Decline, in NYC Tuberculosis Ticks Upward

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Not an epidemic — but the trend is troubling.


Should City Hospitals' Dialysis Be Privatized?

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Outgoing hospitals' chief says there may be no choice.


A New Kind of Hospital Emerges in the Bronx

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Health leaders say "freestanding" emergency rooms could be the wave of the future for many hospitals – especially ones on the brink of closure.

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There's a Skin Infection New Yorkers are Catching From Fish

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Thirty people who have handled fish from Chinatown markets in Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan have contracted skin lesions, and health officials are warning New Yorkers handling raw fish to wear waterproof gloves to combat infection with a rare bacteria known as Mycobacterium marinum, or M. marinum.

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Health Care to Play Bigger Role in New Bids for Long Island College Hospital

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A new auction for cash-strapped LICH in Cobble Hill asks bidders to preserve as many medical services as possible, including a full-service E-R, intensive care, and at least 100 beds.


Cuomo: No Fed Rescue $ for LICH

Friday, February 14, 2014

Governor Cuomo says several struggling Brooklyn hospitals will be receiving an infusion of federal healthcare funding – but Long Island College Hospital, or LICH, will not be one of them.

Cuomo on Friday outlined some of the ways the state will spend $8 billion dollars it's been lobbying for over ...


NY to Receive $8 Billion in Federal Healthcare Funds

Thursday, February 13, 2014

After a year and a half of lobbying and public pleading, New York is set to receive $8 billion in federal healthcare funding over the next five years to bolster struggling hospitals and help improve medical services across the state.

The specifics of the agreement between Albany and Washington are ...

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Snowy Sidewalks Send Sprains (and More) to Emergency Rooms

Thursday, February 13, 2014

When the snow falls on city sidewalks, so do people — and at least some of them end up in the ER.

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