1. Testimony gives insight on key aim of Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture Full story

2. 1 in 5 rural hospitals at high risk of closing, analysis finds Full story

3. Health system executives expect 25% of care delivery payments to be value-based in 2019 Full story

4. Video: Game Changers in Healthcare for 2019 Roy Schoenberg, MD, MPH, President and CEO of American Well, shares how digital care will be used to make healthcare experiences better including "virtual first" options, wearables and more! Watch the Webinar

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6. US health spending estimated to reach nearly $6 trillion in 8 years Full story

7. Patient recruiter pleads guilty to $1.2M kickback scheme Full story

8. Learn how to capture fee-for-service revenue while supporting value-based initiatives during this upcoming webinar

9. California lawmakers seek health insurance mandate Full story

10. UnitedHealthcare to expand use of digital data to personalize senior care Full story

11. Set yourself up for successful payer negotiations. Download this free white paper to learn best practices for communicating with payers

12. Health insurers' biggest pain point? Personalization, CIO of Wisconsin health plan says Full story