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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 Sleeveless Fleece Season Edition

A Federal judge strikes down Medicare's attempt to equalize prices between hospitals and independent doctors, Nancy Pelosi announces new legislation to control drug costs, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg introduces his version of Medicare for All.
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The Weekly Gist: The Premature Pigskin Edition

Medicare moves to cover a groundbreaking new class of cancer treatments nationwide, and a leading insurer shakes up its executive team. Plus, a leading healthcare thinker calls for doctors to organize.
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The Weekly Gist: The Winter is Coming Edition

Two North Carolina systems plan a merger that will bring a new medical school to Charlotte, new primary care players move into Texas, and a Florida man is convicted in the largest fraud case in Medicare history. Plus: fungus!
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