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Gist Healthcare Daily

Jul 23, 2021

The Missouri Supreme Court rules the state needs to provide coverage to the Medicaid expansion population. Leaders of some of the country's biggest health systems are calling on Congress to support gun violence prevention funding. And spas are popping up to treat long COVID patients.

Jul 22, 2021

States reach a $26 billion settlement with three opioid distributors and Johnson and Johnson. As new daily COVID cases rise, the pace of vaccinations slows. And patients have been coming back for care they delayed because of the pandemic.

Jul 21, 2021

CMS scales back plans to move more procedures to outpatient settings. As the Delta variant spreads and more breakthrough cases are reported, Nephron Research shares an outlook for the COVID testing market heading into the fall and winter. And a new study finds nearly a fifth of Americans have medical...

Jul 20, 2021

Calls for vaccine mandates for healthcare workers intensify. Microsoft is integrating Teladoc’s virtual visit platform into its Teams software. And fines for hospitals not publishing prices could go up to $2 million per year.

Jul 19, 2021

To explore the impact of a “Medicare at 60” policy on health systems, Gist Healthcare Analyst Patrick Grant discusses how he modeled the revenue implications for health systems if a large portion of their commercially insured patients aged 60 to 64 switched to Medicare coverage.