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The Weekly Gist: The Ralph Wiggum Edition

Moderate Democrats in Congress propose a new Medicare buy-in option, CVS launches the first of its new HealthHUB stores, and a pilot program to change the role of ambulances is announced. Plus: The Millennials are Coming!
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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 Baby Shark Edition

President Trump weighs in on surprise billing, a new poll shows broad support for Medicare for All but mixed enthusiasm for the details, CVS flexes its vertical muscles, and we examine the sad plight of veterinarians.
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The Weekly Gist: The Batten Down the Hatches Edition

Apple puts an EKG on your wrist, insurers win big on upcoding, Mayo extends its national reach through a new partnership, and a look at why PBMs make a killing. Plus, robots that cry and bleed!
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The Weekly Gist: The Dog Days of Summer Edition

Amazon takes the pharmacy plunge, the AHA belly-flops on interoperability, and the courts put the chill on Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion. Also, a look at the value of scale in healthcare, and new analysis of end-of-life spending casts doubt on conventional wisdom.
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