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The Weekly Gist: The Gobble, Gobble Edition

Walmart gets serious about spine surgery, Medicaid may start paying rent for enrollees, Oscar takes a Blues plan to court, and we look at new evidence on hospital mergers. All that, plus we binge on Orson Welles for Thanksgiving dessert!
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The Weekly Gist: The Elections Have Consequences Edition

We analyze the results of the 2018 midterm elections and share our key takeaways for healthcare. Also, mandatory bundles make a comeback, CVS talks up its new Health Hub model, and a new study suggests that male surgeons need to be nicer.
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The Weekly Gist: The Spooky Season Edition

A flurry of pre-election healthcare proposals from the Trump administration, a scary new warning from White House economists, massive campaign spending by dialysis providers, and we mark a gruesome anniversary. Plus, a gripping new thriller!
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The Weekly Gist: The Carbon Footprint Edition

Aetna slims down to clear a merger hurdle, United cracks down on ER docs, Medicare eases up on some hospitals, and we talk to the president of Trinity Health about finances. Plus, a love letter to the Mayo Clinic.
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The Weekly Gist: The Ongoing Saga Edition

CMS cracks down on ACO squatters, RiteAid gets left at the altar (again), and General Motors turns to Henry Ford for help with healthcare. Also, what you don't know about surgery centers might kill you, and new evidence on when to give birth.
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