Bloomberg Law reporter Mike Stankiewicz has been hired as editor of FierceHealthPayer.
He will focus on health insurance, pharmacy benefits management and centers for Medicare and Medicaid services.
At Bloomberg Law, Stankiewicz covered health-care regulations and congressional policy. The New York native previously was digital editor for WTOP News in Washington and a correspondent for USA TODAY in McLean, Virginia.
Stankiewicz earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism at American University and master of arts in political science and government at Virginia Tech.
In addition, Evan Sweeney has been promoted to executive editor, Payer and IT, from senior editor of FierceHealthIT. Stankiewicz will report to Sweeney.