Jane Norman is an associate editor of CQ HealthBeat, which tracks the issues, events and people reshaping national health care policy. Prior to joining CQ, she was a Washington correspondent for the Des Moines Register, where she covered the Iowa congressional delegation as well as state and national politics, including Washington coverage of Iowa's presidential caucuses. She wrote extensively about major health care policy issues such as Medicare, Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program and also wrote a weekly political column titled "Potomac Fever" that analyzed Washington events from an Iowa perspective. Before that, Jane covered the Iowa Legislature and Des Moines City Hall for the Register and worked for the Des Moines Tribune.
Jane is a native of Illinois and a graduate of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Drake University in Des Moines. She lives in Silver Spring, Md., with her husband and two children.