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The Weekly Gist: The Call Your Mother Edition

Tennessee becomes the second state to seek waiver approval to turn its Medicaid program into a block grant. Plus, healthcare loses an iconic observer, and a new therapy becomes the most expensive drug in America.
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The Weekly Gist: The Bomb Cyclone Edition

President Trump proposes big budget cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, a new Blues alliance is announced, a major insurer tightens up its PBM rebate policy, and we examine new data on Walmart's bundled payment program.
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The Weekly Gist: The Polar Vortex Edition

The Trump administration considers using waivers to block grant Medicaid, tension erupts between Walmart and CVS, a Blues plan launches a new initiative, and Kaiser invests in access to housing. Plus: the rejuvenating blood of youth!
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