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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 One Giant Leap Edition

We take an exclusive look inside the groundbreaking new deal between John Muir Health and UnitedHealth Group, and talk to the strategist behind the deal about what he hopes it will mean for consumers. Plus, Joe Biden reveals his plans for healthcare reform.
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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 Ralph Wiggum Edition

Moderate Democrats in Congress propose a new Medicare buy-in option, CVS launches the first of its new HealthHUB stores, and a pilot program to change the role of ambulances is announced. Plus: The Millennials are Coming!
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The Weekly Gist: The Baby Shark Edition

President Trump weighs in on surprise billing, a new poll shows broad support for Medicare for All but mixed enthusiasm for the details, CVS flexes its vertical muscles, and we examine the sad plight of veterinarians.
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The Weekly Gist: The Birth and Death Edition

We begin with a birth announcement and end with a look at the funeral industry and its many parallels to healthcare. Between the bookends, hints at a new direction for CMS, and a must-read report from the other side of the pond on the many attempts to transform Britain’s strained National Health System.
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