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Welcome to the Weekly Gist, where we distill the latest healthcare news, trends and our conversations with industry leaders into actionable guidance for CEOs and senior executives.

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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 Purple-Haired President Edition

A tough day in court for defenders of the Affordable Care Act, an Executive Order to overhaul the nation's kidney care system, and a pullback on plans to address the rising cost of drugs.
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The Weekly Gist: The Cernuous Bougainvillea Edition

Industry groups register their opposition to new proposals to expand public coverage and force greater price transparency, as a new consumer poll shows American households continue to struggle with the cost of care. Plus: the myth of 10,000 steps.
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The Weekly Gist: The Race for the Pennant Edition

Two titans come together in Texas, and we talk to one of the CEOs involved. Plus: how the head of a large doctor group deals with burnout, a healthcare showdown in Montana, a crisis in China, and new J-pop from London!
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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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