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The Weekly Gist: The Ghosts of October Edition

The Trump administration proposes a major overhaul of regulations governing the relationships between hospitals and physicians, as new studies confirm a staggering amount of wasteful spending in the US healthcare system.
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The Weekly Gist: The October Rivalries Edition

President Trump vows to protect Medicare from "socialist destruction", as Bernie Sanders makes unexpected use of his existing Medicare benefits. Plus, Walmart moves further into the world of narrow network healthcare.
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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 Cernuous Bougainvillea Edition

Industry groups register their opposition to new proposals to expand public coverage and force greater price transparency, as a new consumer poll shows American households continue to struggle with the cost of care. Plus: the myth of 10,000 steps.
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The Weekly Gist: The First Anniversary Edition

The government eyes a measure to force providers to reveal their contracted rates with insurers, the FDA commissioner announces his resignation, and a new study looks at the impact of price transparency on consumer behavior in healthcare.
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