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Sep 18, 2019
To explore what employers and regulators can do about rapidly rising health provider prices and debate the most effective policies, “Los Angeles Times” journalist Noam N. Levey sat down Dr. Robert Galvin, CEO of Equity Healthcare and an operating partner at Blackstone, and Robert Murray, the former executive director of the Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission. Read more
Sep 11, 2019 | Michelle Alletto, Marie Ganim
Rhode Island improved on more health system performance indicators tracked over time than any other state in the latest Commonwealth Fund State Scorecard on Health System Performance Scorecard. In a new post copublished today by the Milbank Memorial Fund and the Commonwealth Fund, Milbank Memorial Fund Program Officer Michelle Alletto and Rhode Island Health Insurance Commissioner Marie Ganim examine how Rhode Island made such strides. Read more
In the first of a new Milbank Memorial Fund series, Research Into Practice, Jennifer Lloyd et al. discuss three Milbank Quarterly articles that address whether state government is an effective agent for transforming health care systems within the United States. The brief is the first in a series that aims to make the research findings from Milbank Quarterly studies and their policy implications more accessible to policymakers and practitioners.
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September 2019 | Katie Attwell, Mark C. Navin
Recent measles outbreaks have led the California state government, as well the governments of Italy, France, California, and Australia to create childhood vaccine mandates that impose significant penalties, such as limited access to child care, on people who do not get their children vaccinated. Read more
September 2019 | Jonathan Oberlander
If you were confused by the health care terminology used in last week’s Democratic presidential candidate debate, a new Milbank Quarterly Perspective by Jonathan Oberlander of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill cuts through the rhetoric and provides historical context for how the language of health care reform in the United States has evolved over the past century. Read more
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The Evolving Policy Landscape of Telehealth Services Delivered in the Home and Other Nonclinical Settings
August 14, 2019
Investing in Primary Care: A State-Level Analysis
July 19, 2019
In Support of Family Caregivers: A Snapshot of Five States
June 19, 2019
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