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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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The Weekly Gist: The “What, Me Worry?” Edition

A new health plan start up wins major financial backing, drug companies are forced to disclose their prices, surgery centers get a new watchdog (while another's value is questioned), and two retail CEOs who don't seem bothered by the threat from Amazon
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The Weekly Gist: The Dog Days of Summer Edition

Amazon takes the pharmacy plunge, the AHA belly-flops on interoperability, and the courts put the chill on Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion. Also, a look at the value of scale in healthcare, and new analysis of end-of-life spending casts doubt on conventional wisdom.
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