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The Weekly Gist: The Unearned Pastimes Edition

As key deadlines for negotiating a new COVID bailout package pass, Congress leaves town without reaching a deal. Meanwhile, the epicenter of the pandemic appears to be shifting from the Sun Belt to the Midwest.
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The Weekly Gist: The Everywhere a Sign Edition

CVS pushes ahead on its aggressive rollout of expanded clinic services, targeting several new markets for 2020. Meanwhile, insurance start-up Oscar partners with Cigna to offer insurance to small businesses.
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The Weekly Gist: The Blonde Leading the Blonde Edition

New expansion plans are announced for two buzzy health insurance startups, while CVS takes further steps to expand its role in transforming care. Plus, we take a look at why medical school is so costly.
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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 Queen is Dead Edition

Oscar charts a move into Medicare Advantage with a huge cash infusion from Alphabet, med students get a free ride from NYU, a turf war brews over a high-end surgery, and more insurer intrigue in California. Plus a new indie queen arises!
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