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Trending News – November 11, 2021

11 November 2021

In this minisode, Mindy, Ryan, and Jen discuss a few recent newsworthy items including: 23andMe’s intended entry into telehealth with the acquisition of Lemonaid Health (00:35), the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation strategic plan refresh (04:15), a new partnership between Walmart and Transcarent (08:13), and the launch of virtual-first health plans (10:55)

Podcast Tags: primary care, genetic testing, telehealth, CMMI, Medicare, self-insured employers, health plans, healthcare, healthcare news

Source Links:

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/tech/23andme-jumps-into-telehealth-prescription-drug-delivery

· https://fortune.com/2021/10/22/dna-testing-giant-23andme-expands-into-telemedicine

· https://innovation.cms.gov/strategic-direction-whitepaper

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/cmmi-rolls-out-strategic-refresh

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/hlth21-unitedhealthcare-optum

· https://healthpayerintelligence.com/features/how-payers-can-launch-a-virtual-first-health-plan

· https://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/unitedhealthcare-and-optum-launch-virtual-first-health-plan-design

· https://www.modernhealthcare.com/patient-care/walmart-makes-headway-self-insured-space

· https://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/walmart-and-transcarent-partner-lower-costs-self-insured-market 

· https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/walmart-transcarent-partner-to-pitch-self-insured-employers

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/walmart-unveils-employer-market-team-up

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Ryan Hummel, Executive and Head of Provider Sector

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Jen Burke, Healthcare Industry Strategist

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