1. Meet new CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure: 4 things to know Full story
2. Anthem received millions in overpayments from CMS, inspector general says Full story
3. CDC says vaccinated people can largely skip testing, shares new breakthrough case count Full story
4. Hear how one of the largest payers in North America transformed its telehealth strategy during this webinar.
5. Preventable hospitalizations: All 50 states, ranked Full story
6. CMS to end Next Generation ACO model after 2021 Full story
7. Blue Cross NC, Mission Health sign long-term agreements Full story
8. Payer and health system execs are coming together for critical conversations during Becker's Payer Issues virtual event. Sign up here.
9. Houston Methodist nurses protest COVID-19 vaccine mandate Full story
10. UPMC Health Plan members can now ask Amazon Alexa, Google Home devices for insurance info Full story
11. Moderna COVID-19 vaccine 100% effective in kids 12-17 Full story
12. Private payers to dole out over $2B in ACA rebates this fall Full story
13. Spectrum Health, Blue Cross sign deal for Michigan Medicare plan Full story
14. Tennessee to intervene in Medicaid waiver lawsuit Full story
15. Advocate Aurora to make remote work permanent for 12,000 employees Full story
16. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state: