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The Latest from The Milbank Memorial Fund

  1. Per Capita Health Care Spending in States: Getting to Apples to Apples

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  2. State Action on Monkeypox: A Q&A with North Carolina’s Susan Kansagra

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  3. Health Provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022: Opportunities to Maximize the Impact

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  4. Owning the Car: Some States Are Taking Charge of Health Care Costs

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  5. Assessing the Effectiveness of Policies to Improve Access to Primary Care for Underserved Populations: A Case Study Analysis of Baltimore City, Maryland

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  6. Tennessee Medicaid’s Health Starts Provider Partnerships

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New Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  June 2022

  1. Perspective

    Health Equity and the Dynamism of Structural Racism and Public Policy

    By:  Courtnee Melton-Fant

    Racial health inequities are well-documented and pervasive in the United States, but there is still resistance to naming structural racism—and the resultant public policies— as the root cause of those inequities. More

  2. Invited Commentary

    The Milbank Memorial Fund and the US Public Health Service Study of Untreated Syphilis in Tuskegee: A Short Historical Reassessment

    By:  Susan M. Reverby

    May 2022 marked 25 years since President Bill Clinton’s federal apology for the US Public Health Service (PHS) Study of Untreated Syphilis in the… More

  3. From the Publisher

    Harms and Healing

    By:  Christopher F. Koller

    To live is to be in relationship with one another. Those relationships may be as close and personal as family or as distant and impersonal as merely… More

  4. From the Editor

    Confronting the Past to Right a Wrong

    By:  Alan B. Cohen

    The tragic death of George Floyd in 2020 sparked a new era of increased public awareness among white people of racial injustice in America and the… More

  5. Original Scholarship

    Do State Bans of Most-Favored-Nation Contract Clauses Restrain Price Growth? Evidence From Hospital Prices

    By:  Daniel R. Arnold Katherine L. Gudiksen Jaime S. King Brent D. Fulton Richard M. Scheffler

    Context: Most-favored-nation (MFN) contract clauses have recently garnered attention from both Congress and state legislatures looking for ways to… More

  6. Original Scholarship

    Coverage of New Drugs in Medicare Part D

    By:  Huseyin Naci Ilias Kyriopoulos William B. Feldman Thomas J. Hwang Aaron S. Kesselheim Amitabh Chandra

    This study finds that newly approved drugs are frequently subject to formulary exclusions and restrictions such as prior authorization in Medicare Part D plans. More

The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Continuous Policy Improvement and the Inflation Reduction Act

The newly signed Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) can be seen as an exercise in continuous policy improvement involving two key parts of federal health law: Medicare and the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  More
John E. McDonough

John E. McDonough

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The Inflation Reduction Act’s Climate Provisions: A Pleasant Surprise

We have become so acclimated to bad news that when the Senate recently passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) with its huge health and climate provisions many were skeptical.  More
David Rosner

David Rosner

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From Build Back Better to Inflation Reduction: Health Equity’s Disappearing Act

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law by President Biden with great fanfare, promises major health policy gains: the largest-ever federal investment in climate reform; a three-year extension of enhanced premium subsidies that make Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace insurance more affordable to lower- and moderate-income Americans; and landmark Medicare prescription drug pricing reforms.  More
Sara Rosenbaum

Sara Rosenbaum

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  • Milbank State Leadership Network

    The Milbank State Leadership Network 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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  • Emerging Leaders Program

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

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  • Milbank Fellows Program

    The Milbank Fellows Program (MFP) is a one-year leadership program for executive branch and senior legislative state government leaders committed to improving population health in their communities.

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