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Welcome to the Weekly Gist, where we distill the latest healthcare news, trends and our conversations with industry leaders into actionable guidance for CEOs and senior executives.

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The Weekly Gist: The Hopped Up on Meds Edition

Amazon chooses a California cancer center to provide care to its employees nationwide, while Google makes a notable healthcare hire. Plus: the UnitedHealth Group juggernaut grows ever more powerful.
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The Weekly Gist: The Secret Schemes Revealed Edition

Amazon and Walmart unveil their latest plans for total healthcare domination (maybe), Bernie Sanders proposes eliminating all medical debt in the US, and a merger of two progressive Blues plans is put on hold in the wake of a leadership change.
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The Weekly Gist: The Father’s Day Cage Match Edition

A new rule from the Trump administration makes a major change to employer-sponsored insurance, aimed at encouraging more small businesses to provide healthcare coverage. But some pundits worry that the change might have the opposite effect.
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The Weekly Gist: The Final Four Edition

President Trump pulls back on plans to introduce a replacement to the ACA before the 2020 election, insurance companies get good news on Medicare Advantage rates, and Amazon introduces new ways to use Alexa in healthcare settings. Plus: March Madness wraps up!
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The Weekly Gist: The Big Hair Edition

President Trump talks healthcare in his State of the Union address, a big hospital merger in Texas is called off, and North Carolina reveals its Medicaid managed care plans. Plus we talk to Alexa at the hospital bedside, and spin some soul 45s.
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