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The Weekly Gist: The Open to the Public Edition

A major new regulation will force hospitals to disclose the secretly negotiated prices they charge insurers for their services, and reports emerge of a sweeping partnership between Google and a giant health system to collect and analyze personal health data.
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The Weekly Gist: The Winning on the Road Edition

Elizabeth Warren reveals how she plans to pay for Medicare for All, with a package of new taxes and spending cuts. Plus, Walgreens takes a step back from care delivery, while Google and Optum make plans to get even more personal healthcare data.
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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 Winter is Coming Edition

Two North Carolina systems plan a merger that will bring a new medical school to Charlotte, new primary care players move into Texas, and a Florida man is convicted in the largest fraud case in Medicare history. Plus: fungus!
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The Weekly Gist: The Stuffed With Leftovers Edition

Major disruptors and industry incumbents check mergers off their holiday shopping lists, we react to stunning science news from China, and a look at the resurgence of the meth epidemic. Plus, an outstanding book-to-screen adaptation.
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