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The Weekly Gist: The I Want Nothing Edition

Elizabeth Warren unveils her 100-day plan for healthcare, with a public option similar to moderate candidates' plans. Meanwhile, a sweeping overhaul of North Carolina's Medicaid system is put on hold over a budget dispute.
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The Weekly Gist: The Sleeveless Fleece Season Edition

A Federal judge strikes down Medicare's attempt to equalize prices between hospitals and independent doctors, Nancy Pelosi announces new legislation to control drug costs, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg introduces his version of Medicare for All.
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The Weekly Gist: The Debate Debacle Edition

President Trump issues a highly-anticipated Executive Order mandating more healthcare price transparency, as Democratic candidates debate the details of Medicare for All and other coverage expansion options.
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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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