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The Weekly Gist: The Viral Independence Day Edition

As the nation celebrates the 4th of July holiday, Sun Belt states are seeing a big spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Meanwhile, voters in one state respond by narrowly approving Medicaid expansion.
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The Weekly Gist: The Stress Baking Edition

Healthcare workers, hospitals, and coronavirus "hotspots" are rapidly becoming overwhelmed with COVID-19 cases, with the death toll mounting. Meanwhile, the economic situation for many provider organizations is increasingly dire.
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The Weekly Gist: The Roses are Red Edition

Both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump suffer setbacks to their competing visions for the future of healthcare, as election season heats up. Meanwhile, Google faces antitrust questions about its Fitbit acquisition.
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The Weekly Gist: The Super Bowl of Everything Edition

The Trump administration launches another attempt to implement block grants in the Medicaid program, focused on the expansion population. Meanwhile, a major Medicaid insurer leapfrogs the competition to become the nation's third largest carrier.
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The Weekly Gist: The Spotify Anxiety Edition

Hospital groups are taking the Trump administration to court to fight new rules requiring them to reveal their secretly negotiated prices, and another state puts Medicaid work requirements on hold.
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