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The Weekly Gist: The Help Wanted Edition

Walmart launches a new kind of clinic in Georgia, tipping its hand on future strategy for healthcare delivery. Plus, advocates and critics of hospital mergers release dueling briefings on the benefits of consolidation.
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The Weekly Gist: The Blonde Leading the Blonde Edition

New expansion plans are announced for two buzzy health insurance startups, while CVS takes further steps to expand its role in transforming care. Plus, we take a look at why medical school is so costly.
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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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