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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 Busted Brackets Edition

Two new studies provide support for sweeping changes to heart valve replacement surgery, we examine early evidence from the Apple Heart Study, and the shipping company UPS makes a play for at-home care delivery. Plus: Health Value March Madness!
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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 First Anniversary Edition

The government eyes a measure to force providers to reveal their contracted rates with insurers, the FDA commissioner announces his resignation, and a new study looks at the impact of price transparency on consumer behavior in healthcare.
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The Weekly Gist: The Traditions in Jeopardy Edition

Democrats in Congress introduce sweeping new single-payer legislation, scrutiny of hospitals' nonprofit status increases, and a worksite clinic provider adds a new virtual care component. Plus: combining dental and mental health care.
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The Weekly Gist: The Best Picture Edition

A new forecast predicts even faster healthcare spending growth, another medical school goes tuition free, and an investigation into the perverse incentives of health insurance brokers. Plus: new music from a blues guitar hero.
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