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The Weekly Gist: The Bomb Cyclone Edition

President Trump proposes big budget cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, a new Blues alliance is announced, a major insurer tightens up its PBM rebate policy, and we examine new data on Walmart's bundled payment program.
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The Weekly Gist: The Polar Vortex Edition

The Trump administration considers using waivers to block grant Medicaid, tension erupts between Walmart and CVS, a Blues plan launches a new initiative, and Kaiser invests in access to housing. Plus: the rejuvenating blood of youth!
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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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The Weekly Gist: The Gobble, Gobble Edition

Walmart gets serious about spine surgery, Medicaid may start paying rent for enrollees, Oscar takes a Blues plan to court, and we look at new evidence on hospital mergers. All that, plus we binge on Orson Welles for Thanksgiving dessert!
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The Weekly Gist: The Vote Early and Often Edition

Medicare finalizes new rules for paying doctors, Walmart finds a new care partner, the power of saying "I'm sorry", and yet more subtitled drama!
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