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2. US death toll passes 450,000; 1st federal vaccine sites to open in California — 7 COVID-19 updates Full story
3. Former Massachusetts healthcare executive charged in $100M fraud scheme Full story
4. Recent payer-provider collaboration signifies a paradigm shift in healthcare. Click here to learn why payers, providers and patients stand to benefit.
5. Health policy expert front-runner for top CMS job, Politico reports Full story
6. Low reimbursements have some physicians stopping COVID-19 testing Full story
7. How each state's ACA premium rate is changing in 2021 Full story
8. Learning from the best: Click here to attend Becker's 11th Annual Meeting, featuring keynote actresses from former President George Bush, Dr. Stephen Klasko, Magic Johnson and more.
9. Cigna posts $4.1B profit in Q4: 3 things to know Full story
10. Higher Medicare Advantage star ratings linked with better patient outcomes, study finds Full story
11. BCBS of Massachusetts warns members of COVID-19 vaccine scams Full story
12. UnitedHealthcare, Humana & more: 7 payers expanding telehealth strategies Full story
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