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Gist Healthcare Daily

Nov 27, 2019

Now consumers of Giant Eagle grocery stores can ask Alexa to refill their prescriptions. A federal judge blocked President Trump's requirement that immigrants buy health insurance or prove they can pay for their own care. And opioid makers and distributors are now part of a criminal probe.

Nov 26, 2019

A new Texas law to protect patients from surprise medical bills has a loophole. Patients in another state sue over impending Medicaid work requirements. And UnitedHealthcare and Walgreens partner to open Medicare service centers in stores. 

Nov 25, 2019

Hundreds of hospitals sue over cuts they say have continued past their expiration date. Another medical school offers free tuition to students if they agree to work in underserved areas. In our final North Carolina story, we hear about an organization that's bringing primary care doctors together.

Nov 22, 2019

A cut to hospitals was again delayed as part of a larger spending bill. Medicare’s new enrollment tool isn't making out-of-pocket drug costs clear. As part of the North Carolina series, we explore how the largest purchaser of care in the state is trying to get price transparency.

Nov 21, 2019

Healthcare was only briefly mentioned by Democratic presidential candidates in the debate. The largest physician association took positions on e-cigarettes and conversion therapy.  And in the fourth part of our North Carolina series, a primary care doctor says he’s more confident than ever in his decision to...