1. Blue Shield's COVID-19 vaccine oversight winds down in California Full story
2. COVID hospitalizations at all-time highs in 7 states: 8 US COVID-19 trends Full story
3. Nevada hospital cuts ties with Prominence HealthFirst Full story
4. Children's Health in Dallas changed its rooms to combat the pediatric mental health crisis — Click here to learn how.
5. Medica to invest in SSM Health's insurance plan Full story
6. Wellstar sues Kaiser, claiming underpayments and nonpayments totaling $41.7M Full story
7. Some BCBS affiliates to entirely cover COVID-19 booster shots for members Full story
8. What digital solution is driving efficiency across 4 key healthcare service lines? Click here to find out.
9. Lawmakers rally toward universal healthcare with Choose Medicare Act Full story
10. 15 things to know about CHS, Tenet and HCA Full story
11. Elevating execs: 7 new payer leaders to know Full story
12. Epic adds payment security platform for EHRs Full story
13. Most hospital mergers aren't anticompetitive, AHA says, but studies link deals to higher prices Full story
14. Daily COVID-19 stats, state-by-state: