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The Weekly Gist: The Winning on the Road Edition

Elizabeth Warren reveals how she plans to pay for Medicare for All, with a package of new taxes and spending cuts. Plus, Walgreens takes a step back from care delivery, while Google and Optum make plans to get even more personal healthcare data.
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The Weekly Gist: The Spicy Beef Edition

House Republicans unveil their "new" healthcare plan, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren promises to come up with a way to pay for Medicare for All. Plus, Amazon acquires another healthcare company.
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The Weekly Gist: The One Giant Leap Edition

We take an exclusive look inside the groundbreaking new deal between John Muir Health and UnitedHealth Group, and talk to the strategist behind the deal about what he hopes it will mean for consumers. Plus, Joe Biden reveals his plans for healthcare reform.
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The Weekly Gist: The Women’s World Cup Edition

CVS announces plans to rapidly expand its new HealthHUB store concept, stoking fears of disruption among incumbent healthcare providers. Plus, an electronic health record system crashes an entire country's healthcare system.
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The Weekly Gist: The Bomb Cyclone Edition

President Trump proposes big budget cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, a new Blues alliance is announced, a major insurer tightens up its PBM rebate policy, and we examine new data on Walmart's bundled payment program.
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