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The Weekly Gist: The Big Hair Edition

President Trump talks healthcare in his State of the Union address, a big hospital merger in Texas is called off, and North Carolina reveals its Medicaid managed care plans. Plus we talk to Alexa at the hospital bedside, and spin some soul 45s.
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The Weekly Gist: The Shadow of Belichick Edition

The Trump administration proposes a major overhaul of drug purchasing, Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris suggests eliminating health insurers altogether, and we ask why more kidney patients aren't getting dialysis at home. Plus: hot new jazz!
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The Weekly Gist: The Polar Vortex Edition

The Trump administration considers using waivers to block grant Medicaid, tension erupts between Walmart and CVS, a Blues plan launches a new initiative, and Kaiser invests in access to housing. Plus: the rejuvenating blood of youth!
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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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