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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 Signs of the Apocalypse Edition

Medicare for All gets a price tag, the White House puts the kibosh on Medicaid expansions, a Blue Cross leader throws down the gauntlet to providers on value, and...Fortnite tutors?!? Plus, Walgreens launches a digital marketplace.
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The Weekly Gist: The Mission Impossible Edition

Policy and personnel changes at CMS, including a long-awaited move to site-neutral payment. More hospital M&A news and analysis, and new evidence that Walmart is aiming to shake things up. And we share a summer reading pick!
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The Weekly Gist: The Maddening Complexity Edition

Two competitors make a deal in Cincinnati, Tenet continues its strategic restructuring, disappointing news about bundled payments, and a concerning shortfall in rural maternity care. Plus, a merry prankster returns.
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The Weekly Gist: The Won’t You Be My Neighbor Edition

Medicare proposes a major overhaul of the way it pays doctors, a look at the healthcare impact of the Supreme Court appointment, and a key source of clinical guidelines under threat. Plus a double click on telemedicine, and a Fred Rogers biopic.
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The Weekly Gist: The Dog Days of Summer Edition

Amazon takes the pharmacy plunge, the AHA belly-flops on interoperability, and the courts put the chill on Kentucky’s Medicaid expansion. Also, a look at the value of scale in healthcare, and new analysis of end-of-life spending casts doubt on conventional wisdom.
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