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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 Call Your Mother Edition

Tennessee becomes the second state to seek waiver approval to turn its Medicaid program into a block grant. Plus, healthcare loses an iconic observer, and a new therapy becomes the most expensive drug in America.
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The Weekly Gist: The Jeopardy for Executives Edition

Medicare for All takes center stage on Capitol Hill and in the 2020 campaign, and the CBO weighs in with a report on single-payer proposals. Plus we look at a costly solution for medication compliance, and the troubling truth about dentistry.
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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 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 Sweet Sixteen Edition

President Trump renews efforts to overturn the ACA, but two court rulings stymied Administration attempts to "end run" the law. Plus: philanthropy for the new healthcare environment, an argument for "slow" AI, and new music from indie royalty.
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