Trending News – April 1, 2021

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In this minisode, Mindy, Ryan, and Jen discuss a few recent newsworthy items including: the 11th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (00:46), the confirmation of Xavier Becerra (06:29), and recent announcements from Transcarent and Amazon Care (11:05).

Source Links – Below, we’ve listed links to some of the stories and resources discussed on this show.


• https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/becerra-squeaks-through-confirmation-vote-to-become-hhs-secretary/2021/03/18/cd11bac4-8750-11eb-8a8b-5cf82c3dffe4_story.html?mkt_tok=ODUwLVRBQS01MTEAAAF79SJML2Iwo2rw8_Ud2DXU7lNrBRfFv8DvZiNcbRBjYUwb2VoIJbmfCxidf0cLphTwFpoSRcKk4D-Dfe7lqBYeawTzN6irdWbugSzXFoZlbzO-

• https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/tech/game-competition-healthcare-space-heats-up-as-amazon-care-expands-analysts-say

• https://www.forbes.com/sites/katiejennings/2021/03/18/concierge-medicine-on-steroids-startup-raised-40-million-to-disrupt-primary-care/?sh=22466aa55650


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Ryan Hummel, Executive

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Jen Burke, Healthcare Industry Strategist

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