Time named 100 of the best inventions in 2019, with several healthcare innovations making the list.

UnitedHealthcare, the nation’s largest health insurance provider, has teamed up with Walgreens to provide Medicare services centers within 14 Walgreens stores across five metropolitan areas.

A major industry group representing pharmaceutical companies has ceased funding to a nonprofit group that aims to help people addicted to opioids, Politico reported.

Humana has released the findings of its latest value-based care report, detailing how the company is continuing to move away from fee-for-service when it comes to their Medicare Advantage population.

Walgreens has opened up the first in-store primary care clinic with VillageMD, a primary care company based in Chicago that operates nationally. The clinic, based in Houston, is one of five planned sites of care in the city.

Medication in the U.S. is the most expensive in the world, costing 307% more than the global median, according to a recent study on medication costs around the world.

The American Medical Association has adopted a handful of new policies to guide its future policy work during its interim meeting, including supporting bans on conversion therapy, inclusive electronic health records, racial pay equity in medicine and medical training related to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Medicare Part B premiums will be higher in 2020 than in 2019, while deductibles in Part A, which typically doesn’t have a premium, will also rise, according to CMS.

The healthcare joint venture between JPMorgan Chase, Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway is testing out its first health plan, Bloomberg reported.

CMS is launching a new behavioral health pilot in a Medicaid demonstration project in Washington, D.C., the agency announced Nov. 6. The pilot expands treatment services for Medicaid beneficiaries diagnosed with severe mental illnesses or serious emotional disturbance.

In an effort to boost primary care, Geisinger and Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine will provide debt-free medical school and living assistance to its students who plan to work in primary care at the health system after graduating.

CVS Health is closing nearly two dozen stores that are underperforming, the company announced in its third quarter earnings released Nov. 6. The store closings also coincide with a 10% jump in profit for the quarter for CVS, of $1.52 billion.