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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 NyQuil Chicken Warning Edition

President Biden says the COVID pandemic is over, despite seeking additional funding for pandemic response. Meanwhile, a federal court blocks the DOJ’s challenge of a closely-watched healthcare merger.
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The Weekly Gist: The Goodbye to the Corgis Edition

Walmart announces a new, 10-year partnership with UnitedHealth Group, focused on Medicare Advantage enrollees. Meanwhile, CVS Health bets big with an acquisition in the home care space.
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The Weekly Gist: The Trapper Keeper Edition

Federal health officials approve the rollout of a bivalent COVID booster, targeting the dominant BA.5 omicron variant. Encouraging vaccination is expected to be an uphill battle.
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The Weekly Gist: The Summertime Splooting Edition

Congress prepares to send the Inflation Reduction Act to President Biden for signature into law, allowing Medicare to negotiate the price of prescription drugs. Meanwhile, the monkeypox epidemic continues to grow.
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The Weekly Gist: The Russian Chess Death Robot Edition

A last-minute deal in the Senate looks likely to deliver a long-awaited reform in Medicare drug purchasing. Meanwhile, hospital providers continue to face significant economic headwinds.
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