[Blog] The One Thing That HCA and Walmart NEVER Do…

(Trilliant Health, October 6, 2020)

2020 has been full of unpleasant surprises, especially for hospitals and healthcare providers. One thing, however, is unfortunately not a surprise: the number of health systems reporting that they have “cut back” or “eliminated” (gasp) their strategy budgets.

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[Article]  A Dozen Facts About Medicare Advantage in 2020

(KFF, April 22, 2020)

"Medicare Advantage enrollment has grown rapidly over the past decade, and Medicare Advantage plans have taken on a larger role in the Medicare program. This data analysis provides current information and trends about Medicare Advantage enrollment, premiums, and out-of-pocket limits."

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[Article] Walmart's key healthcare moves in 2020: A timeline

(Becker's Hospital Review, July 2, 2020)

Walmart has deepened its presence in healthcare with new primary care clinics and expanded telehealth services. [Following] are some of Walmart's key healthcare moves since January 1." 

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[Article] Clover Health In Talks to Go Public Via Social Capital III

(Bloomberg, October 5, 2020)

"Clover Health Investments Corp., an insurance startup backed by Alphabet Inc. and Sequoia, agreed to go public through a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. III, the latest in a wave of deals with blank-check companies to list shares on exchanges.

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[Article] The Right Plan for the Right Person: Introducing Walmart Insurance Services

(Walmart, October 6, 2020)

"Health care can be complicated. But we think quality health care should be within reach of everyone, and pricing should be transparent and affordable. We’re … launching Walmart Insurance Services, LLC, a licensed insurance brokerage, which will assist people with enrolling in insurance plans—and simplify what’s historically been a cumbersome, confusing process. Walmart Insurance Services will begin selling Medicare insurance plans during this year’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), Oct. 15 through Dec. 7." 

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