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Gist Healthcare Daily

Aug 30, 2019

As the number of independent medical practices is shrinking, two companies in California are teaming up to try and help. Consolidation in the insurance industry continues with two Michigan insurers merging. With open enrollment six weeks away, Louisiana still hasn’t finalized Medicaid contracts because of an...

Aug 29, 2019

A favorite Bernie Sanders statistic about Americans going bankrupt because medical bills is not accurate. California lawmakers are targeting one hospital system with transparency legislation. And Medicare has been paying twice for some of the same drugs.

Aug 28, 2019

In a new ad tied to his healthcare plan, Vice President Joe Biden, talks about his family's medical struggles. NBC reports the family who owns Purdue Pharma is offering a settlement to several opioid lawsuits. Medicare unveils a new online shopping tool ahead of open enrollment.

Aug 27, 2019

An Oklahoma judge ruled Johnson & Johnson has to pay $572 million dollars for its part in fueling the opioid crisis. Doctors’ groups, including some backed by private equity firms, are pouring money into ads opposing surprise billing legislation. In addition to its public charge rule, the Trump administration sent...

Aug 23, 2019

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