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The Latest from The Milbank Memorial Fund

  1. Assessing the Impact of Medicaid Telehealth Policy Change on Equitable Access to Telehealth Services in North Carolina

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  2. Addressing Social Needs through Medicaid: Lessons from Planning and Early Implementation of North Carolina’s Healthy Opportunities Pilots

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  3. Becoming Less Usual: Understanding the Decline in the Number of People with a Usual Source of Care 

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  4. The Smallest Losers 

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  5. How Policymakers’ Personal Stories Inspire Their State Service: A Conversation with Wyoming State Senator Fred Baldwin

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  6. How Policymakers’ Personal Stories Inspire Their State Service: A Conversation with Fatmata Williams

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Latest Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  September 2023

  1. From the Editor

    In the June 2023 Issue of the Quarterly

    By:  Alan B. Cohen

    In April, we celebrated the Quarterly’s centennial anniversary with the release of a special issue on “The Future of Population Health: Challenges… More

  2. Original Scholarship

    Provision of Social Care Services by US Hospitals

    By:  Bradley Iott Denise Anthony

    Context: Despite growing interest in identifying patients’ social needs, little is known about hospitals’ provision of services to address them.… More

  3. Original Scholarship

    US Policies That Define Foods for Junk Food Taxes, 1991–2021

    By:  Jennifer L. Pomeranz Dariush Mozaffarian Sean B. Cash

    Context: Suboptimal diet is a substantial contributor to weight gain, cardiometabolic diseases, and certain cancers. Junk food taxes can raise the… More

  4. Original Scholarship

    Strategic Messaging to Promote Policies that Advance Racial Equity: What Do We Know, and What Do We Need to Learn?

    By:  Jeff Niederdeppe Jiawei Liu Mikaela Spruill Neil A. Lewis Jr. Steven Moore Erika Franklin Fowler Sarah E. Gollust

    Context: Long-standing racial inequities in health and well-being are shaped by racialized public policies that perpetuate disadvantage among Black,… More

  5. Original Scholarship

    Century-Long Trends in the Financing and Ownership of American Health Care

    By:  Adam Gaffney Steffie Woolhandler David U. Himmelstein

    Context: Who pays for health care—and who owns it—determine what care is delivered, who receives it, and who profits from it. We examined trends… More

  6. Original Scholarship

    Societal Adaptation to Aging and Prevalence of Depression Among Older Adults: Evidence From 20 Countries

    By:  Robin A. Richardson Katherine Keyes Cynthia Chen Guan Yun Kenwin Maung John Rowe Esteban Calvo

    Context: Countries have adopted various formal and informal approaches to support older adults, which are broadly reflected in different policies,… More

The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

The Iron Cage of Violence Prevention  

Not long ago, some of us were asked to attend a meeting at our institution on the topic of development and employment opportunities for young people…  More

Reaffirming the Value of Diversity in Light of the SCOTUS College Affirmative Action Decision

The recent Supreme Court ruling striking down decades of race-based affirmative action in college admissions has reopened, once again, the national…  More
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A Massive Step Forward in Measuring and Reporting Patient Experience of Inpatient Psychiatry

Patients of inpatient psychiatry are among the most vulnerable hospital patients and have often described care experiences that were dehumanizing and…  More

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State Networks and Leadership Programs

  • 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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