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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 Climbing the Curve Edition

The COVID-19 crisis intensifies, as hospitals grapple with critical shortages in advance of the coming wave of coronavirus cases. Meanwhile, federal regulators announced key regulatory changes to allow greater flexibility for healthcare providers.
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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 Final Four Edition

President Trump pulls back on plans to introduce a replacement to the ACA before the 2020 election, insurance companies get good news on Medicare Advantage rates, and Amazon introduces new ways to use Alexa in healthcare settings. Plus: March Madness wraps up!
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The Weekly Gist: The Hall of Fame Edition

Signups on the ACA marketplaces are lagging, a new antitrust challenge for BCBS plans, Baby Boomers are driving an epidemic in loneliness, and telehealth providers supplement campus resources. Plus: new music from an old legend!
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The Weekly Gist: The Pomp and Circumstance Edition

As spending growth slows nationally, the administration proposes new measures to increase competition and consumer choice in healthcare. Plus, we review new data on telemedicine use and talk to a policy expert about changes ahead
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