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Weekly Gist

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 White Shoes Edition

Several states and the CDC have inflated coronavirus testing numbers by mixing statistics on different types of tests. Meanwhile, health insurers are returning money to their customers, even as hospitals and doctors struggle financially.
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The Weekly Gist: The Serenity Now Edition

A new coronavirus test relied upon by the White House to produce rapid results may be reporting high numbers of false negatives. Meanwhile, Medicare released its proposed payment updates for inpatient hospitals.
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The Weekly Gist: The Hitting the Century Mark Edition

Most states are reopening faster than federal guidelines dictate, as the economy worsens and virus casualties continue to mount. Meanwhile, a thriving health insurer promises rebates to its enrollees.
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The Weekly Gist: The Quarantine Fatigue Edition

As the coronavirus death rate plateaus, new economic data show that healthcare drove huge losses in the US economy in the first quarter. Meanwhile, new hope is emerging for effective coronavirus treatment and a possible early vaccine.
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The Weekly Gist: The Clorox Sunrise Edition

The availability and accuracy of coronavirus testing remains a contentious issue, as states begin to plan in earnest for reopening their economies. Meanwhile, hospitals begin to bring back some elective surgeries.
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