Bruce Japsen, Contributor

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Name: Bruce Japsen, Contributor
Date registered: October 19, 2016
URL: http://www.forbes.com/healthcare/

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  1. GNC Partnership Extension Boosts Rite Aid’s Wellness Strategy — February 19, 2019
  2. U.S. Primary Care Doctor Supply Has Improved But Not Everywhere — February 18, 2019
  3. Walmart Adds 12th Center Of Excellence To Knee, Hip Surgery Network — February 15, 2019
  4. Medicare At 50 Act Targets Early Retirees — February 14, 2019
  5. Blue Cross Plans Launch Food Delivery To Address Social Determinants — February 12, 2019

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GNC Partnership Extension Boosts Rite Aid’s Wellness Strategy

Rite Aid will extend its 21-year-old partnership with the health and wellness product store GNC through 2022.

U.S. Primary Care Doctor Supply Has Improved But Not Everywhere

The nation’s supply of primary care physicians is helping Americans live longer but “per capita supply” is a worrisome trend for population health, a report in JAMA Internal Medicine shows.

Walmart Adds 12th Center Of Excellence To Knee, Hip Surgery Network

Walmart said Ochsner Health System will be the 12th healthcare provider in its Center of Excellence program for joint replacement surgeries for its workers.

Medicare At 50 Act Targets Early Retirees

The Medicare at 50 Act targets Americans who are nearing retirement or are forced to retire early due to layoffs, Democratic Senators said.

Blue Cross Plans Launch Food Delivery To Address Social Determinants

Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in Illinois and Texas are launching a food delivery service to help consumers access healthy meals in “food deserts” located in Chicago and Dallas.

In Medicare For All Battle, Insurers Tout Democratic Allies

The health insurance industry is touting bipartisan Congressional support of private Medicare Advantage as some Democrats tout a single-payer version of Medicare for All.

Pressure Mounts On Walgreens To Kick Tobacco Sales Habit

Walgreens will meet with the Food and Drug Administration to discuss “violative tobacco sales to youth” at a time public health advocates and some shareholders want them to stop tobacco sales altogether.

Humana-Walgreens Clinic Venture Boosts Medicare Enrollment

Humana’s joint venture with Walgreens is helping boost the health insurer’s enrollment in Medicare Advantage, the fast-growing coverage for U.S. seniors.

Cigna Eclipses 50% In Value-Based Care Pay To Providers

Cigna says it’s paying more than half of its commercial and Medicare reimbursements to medical care providers in its top 40 markets via value-based models.

Humana To Add Nearly 400K Seniors To Medicare Advantage Plans

Humana expects 2019 individual Medicare Advantage membership “growth of 375,000 to 400,000 members, representing 12% to 13% growth.”

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