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The Latest from The Milbank Memorial Fund

  1. Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs: Participating States At a Glance

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  2. Putting a Human Face on Government: Indiana’s 211 Hotline

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  3. The Need to Expand Buprenorphine Prescribing to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

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  4. Massachusetts Health Policy Commission Votes to Maintain Its Health Care Cost Growth Benchmark

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  5. Rhode Island Reports That Health Care Spending Exceeded the State’s Health Care Cost Growth Target in Its First Year

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  6. Primary Care Payment Reform: Go Hybrid

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New Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  March 2021

  1. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Evolution of Supply and Demand in Markets for Generic Drugs

    By:  Richard G. Frank Thomas G. McGuire Ian Nason

    Context: The image of generic drugs as a commodity sold in competitive markets is an oversimplification, as evidenced by increasing accounts of price… More

  2. Early View Original Scholarship

    Rapid Transition to Telehealth and the Digital Divide: Implications for Primary Care Access and Equity in a Post-COVID Era

    By:  Ji E. Chang Alden Yuanhong Lai Avni Gupta Ann M. Nguyen Carolyn A. Berry Donna R. Shelley

    Context: The COVID-19 pandemic has catalyzed fundamental shifts across the US health care delivery system, including a rapid transition to telehealth.… More

  3. Early View Original Scholarship

    Medicaid Waivers and Tenancy Supports for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness: Implementation Challenges in Four States

    By:  Frank J. Thompson Jennifer Farnham Emmy Tiderington Michael K. Gusmano Joel C. Cantor

    Context: The Affordable Care Act extended Medicaid eligibility to large numbers of individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness. This… More

  4. Early View Original Scholarship

    Effects of the COVID-19 Emergency and National Lockdown on Italian Citizens’ Economic Concerns, Government Trust, and Health Engagement: Evidence From a Two-Wave Panel Study

    By:  Guendalina Graffigna Lorenzo Palamenghi Mariarosaria Savarese Greta Castellini Serena Barello

    Context: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, between February 23 and March 8, 2020, some areas of Italy were declared “red zones,” with citizens… More

  5. Early View Perspective

    Artificial Intelligence and Liability in Medicine: Balancing Safety and Innovation

    By:  George Maliha Sara Gerke I. Glenn Cohen Ravi B. Parikh

    After more than a decade of promise and hype, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are finally making inroads into clinical… More

The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Long COVID, Biomarkers, and Health Policy

Dalton Conley of Princeton University poses some health policy questions, such as whether individuals with post-COVID syndrome, or long COVID, should be considered part of a vulnerable population, and whether post-COVID syndrome should be considered a preexisting condition protected under the Affordable Care Act.  More
Dalton Conley

Dalton Conley

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State Innovations and the Individual Mandate

In late 2017, President Donald Trump and Republican majorities in Congress eliminated the tax penalty tied to the individual health insurance mandate…  More
John E. McDonough

John E. McDonough

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What Are the Health Consequences of Systemic Racism?

May 25, 2021, marks the first year following the murder of George Floyd by convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin.  Videos of police killings…  More

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Building Back Better

Confronting the Consequences of National Federation of Independent Business v Sebelius to Insure the Poor

When it comes to examples of health injustice, the United States has a wealth of candidates to consider. One of the worst, however, is that more than…  More
Sara Rosenbaum

Sara Rosenbaum

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Meeting the Moment: Policy Changes to Strengthen SNAP and Improve Health

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the largest government nutrition assistance program in the United States, provides money for…  More

Aim Your Enthusiasm: Targeting Increased Middle-Class Health Insurance Tax Credits

One feature of President Biden’s COVID-19 relief bill is a trial run of his earlier proposals to expand subsidies for people who use Affordable Care…  More
Mark V. Pauly

Mark V. Pauly

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State Networks

  • Milbank State Leadership Network

    The Reforming States Group is a bipartisan, voluntary, self-governing group of state health policy leaders from both the executive and legislative branches.

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  • Multipayer Primary Care Network

    The Multipayer Primary Care Network is a voluntary group of leaders who are representatives of state- or region-based, multipayer, primary care transformation initiatives.

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    The Emerging Leaders Program seeks to develop practical, hands-on leadership skills in future senior executive and legislative officials.

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