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Trending News – October 14, 2021

14 October 2021

In this minisode, Mindy, Ryan, and Jen discuss a few recent newsworthy items including: the latest in COVID-19 vaccines and treatments (00:34), updates on Pfizer’s copay assistance legal battle (03:55) and surprise billing arbitration (06:30), and the start of Medicare Advantage & Part D open enrollment (10:42).


Podcast Tags: COVID-19, vaccines, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, surprise billing, copay assistance, healthcare, healthcare news

Source Links:

· https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/22/us/politics/pfizer-boosters-fda-authorize

· https://www.fiercebiotech.com/biotech/merck-s-oral-covid-19-antiviral-slashes-hospitalizations

· https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/01/us/politics/fda-pfizer-children-boosters

· https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/04/us/politics/johnson-vaccine-booster-coronavirus

· https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2021/10/03/pfizer-medicare-kickbacks-copay-assistance

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals/biden-admin

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/medicare-advantage-premiums-to-decline

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/unitedhealthcare-aetna-cigna-anthem-medicare

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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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