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The Latest from The Milbank Memorial Fund

  1. New Jersey’s Bottom-Up Data Partnership for Population Health

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  2. Direct Care Workforce Policy and Action Guide

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  3. Assessing the Effectiveness of Policies to Improve Access to Primary Care for Underserved Populations: A Case Study Analysis of Grant County, New Mexico

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  4. New Payment Models for Advanced Primary Care: Data Collection Needs to Catch Up with Policy

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  5. Webinar: Strengthening the Direct Care Workforce in Your State

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  6. Harms and Healing

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New Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  March 2022

  1. Early View Original Scholarship

    Using Regulatory Stances to See All the Commercial Determinants of Health

    By:  Alex C. Liber

    Context: The effects of commerce on the public health are omnipresent. The commercial determinants of health (CDoH) represent a burgeoning area of… More

  2. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Landscape of State Policies Supporting Family Caregivers as Aligned With the National Academy of Medicine Recommendations

    By:  Katherine E. M. Miller Sally C. Stearns Courtney Harold Van Houtven Donna Gilleskie George M. Holmes Erin E. Kent

    Context: In the United States in 2020, approximately 26 million individuals provided unpaid care to a family member or friend. On average, 60% of… More

  3. Early View 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

  4. Early View Original Scholarship

    Jail Health Care in the Southeastern United States from Entry to Release

    By:  Jessica Carda-Auten Elena A. Dirosa Catherine Grodensky Kathryn M. Nowotny Lauren Brinkley-Rubenstein Debbie Travers Mersedes Brown Steve Bradley-Bull Colleen Blue David L. Rosen

    The scarce resources allotted to jail health care are likely resulting in treatment delays, limited access to care, lower-quality care, unnecessary use of emergency medical services and emergency departments, and limited services to support continuity of care upon release, according to this new study. More

  5. Early View 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

  6. Early View Original Scholarship

    Estimating the Impact of Medicaid Expansion and Federal Funding Cuts on FQHC Staffing and Patient Capacity

    By:  Shiyin Jiao R. Tamara Konetzka Harold A. Pollack Elbert S. Huang

    In the first study of its kind, authors Shiyin Jiao and colleagues at the University of Chicago use national data to predict the comparative effects of several policies on federally qualified health center staffing, numbers of visits, and patients served. More

  7. Early View Perspective

    Financing Approaches to Social Prescribing Programs in England and the United States

    By:  Sahil Sandhu Hugh Alderwick Laura M. Gottlieb

    This Perspective describes how public-financing approaches have progressed in the United States and England to support social prescribing. More

The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Social Workers: A Neglected Partner in Health Policy and Public Health

Despite recognizing the importance of the social determinants of health, the health policy and public health community have failed to recognize and reward the profession and practice of social work, say Harold Pollack, Jason Lerner, and Mary Beth Shapley of the University of Chicago Urban Labs.  More

Overcoming the Impact of the Trump Administration’s Public Charge Rule

One of the Trump administration’s most dramatic efforts to restructure long-established social welfare policy was a rule, issued in 2019 in the face…  More
Sara Rosenbaum

Sara Rosenbaum

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Getting Health Care Workers Back to Work and Other Workforce Shortage Challenges

Although it may be premature to regard the United States as in a postpandemic world, the health care workforce is showing signs of returning to its…  More
Gail R. Wilensky

Gail R. Wilensky

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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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    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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    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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