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The Latest from The Milbank Memorial Fund

  1. Tennessee Medicaid’s Health Starts Provider Partnerships

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  2. Milbank State Leadership Program Cohorts Selected

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  3. Three Federal Actions to Support State Efforts to Make Health Care More Affordable

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  4. California Joins Growing Number of States Committing to Improve Health Care Affordability

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  5. What State Officials Should Do Right Now to Support Maternal Health

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  6. COVID Vaccination Successes in Mississippi’s Black Communities

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New Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  June 2022

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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. 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

The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Antitrust Enforcement in Health Care Is No Longer a Pipe Dream

For decades, corporate mergers and consolidations in the US health care system were like the weather—complain all you want because you can’t do anything about them.   More
John E. McDonough

John E. McDonough

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The Infrastructure Bill—Investing in Environmental Justice & Health Equity

The connections between infrastructure and health are robust, from the benefits of green spaces, physical activity, and clean air to the consequences of water pollution, community severance, and environmental contamination.  More

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

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    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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  • 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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