1. UnitedHealth's Q4 profit drops 38% as COVID-19 costs grow Full story
2. Biden to issue mask mandate today; new US variant may be driving California's surge — 6 COVID-19 updates Full story
3. CMS updates 2021 guide for QPP advanced alternative payment models Full story
4. What can a survey of 1,000 healthcare consumers and 75 health plan executives tell us about the shift to home-based healthcare in 2020 and beyond. Click here to find out.
5. 3 healthcare executive actions Biden plans to take today Full story
6. Rhode Island physician deliberately exposed patients, staff to COVID-19, health director finds Full story
7. Pharmacy mogul sentenced for fraud, ordered to pay $344M Full story
8. Ease the burden on your health system by using analytics to keep costs down and optimize resources. Join the live discussion here.
9. Insurance broker helps erase $2.1M in medical debt Full story
10. 4 recent lawsuits, settlements involving payers Full story
11. Inspector general urges CMS to take action against 100 'error-prone' providers Full story
12. Aledade secures $100M to grow Medicare Advantage partnerships Full story
13. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state: