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How Wal-Mart May Have Just Changed the Game on Health Care
California Healthline

Entitlement spending: Discussed. The contraception mandate: Made an appearance. But once again, the most important health care story of the week didn’t come up in the primetime presidential debates. And no — “Road to Reform” isn’t referring to the oft-overlooked Medicaid program, but more news from the private sector: Wal-Mart’s decision to directly contract with six leading hospitals, which could be a real game changer.