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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 Westeros Couch Gag Edition

Washington State becomes the first to introduce a "public option" in its insurance marketplace, and also launches a new long-term care plan. Plus: a new primary care startup from the founder of One Medical, and Walmart gets serious about radiology costs.
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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 Mirror in the Bathroom Edition

Democrats nationwide seize the initiative on healthcare reform, with new public option and universal coverage initiatives, as Congress begins to take up proposals for "Medicare for All". Plus, we look at new plans from CVS, and listen to Mongolian heavy metal!
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