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The Weekly Gist: The Stuffed With Leftovers Edition

Major disruptors and industry incumbents check mergers off their holiday shopping lists, we react to stunning science news from China, and a look at the resurgence of the meth epidemic. Plus, an outstanding book-to-screen adaptation.
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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 End of Days Edition

Healthcare's "Deal of the Year" nears completion, new evidence that millennials are ditching doctors, troubling behavior from profit-seeking nursing homes, and a visit from the video dentist. Plus: a Tex-Mex rock concept album!
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The Weekly Gist: The Signs of the Apocalypse Edition

Medicare for All gets a price tag, the White House puts the kibosh on Medicaid expansions, a Blue Cross leader throws down the gauntlet to providers on value, and...Fortnite tutors?!? Plus, Walgreens launches a digital marketplace.
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The Weekly Gist: The Star Wars Edition

Big deals afoot among health systems: one moves to acquire a leading health plan; another doubles in size by taking over a postacute chain. Meanwhile, we take stock of Medicare innovation pilots, and share our favorite healthcare blogs to follow. Plus: high art and civilization!
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