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The Latest from The Milbank Memorial Fund

  1. Health Care Spending and Related Data: A Webinar 

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  2. How Payment Caps Can Reduce Hospital Prices and Spending: Lessons from the Oregon State Employee Plan

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  3. What Legislators Need to Know About Hospitals and Health Care Affordability

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  4. U.S. Health and Human Services Department Secretary’s Postpartum Maternal Health Collaborative Expert Evidence Convening

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  5. Kentucky State Rep. Kimberly Moser’s Pragmatic Approach to Improving Health in Her State

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  6. New Health Equity Impact Assessment Law in New York Beginning to Show Results 

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Latest Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  June 2024

  1. Early View Original Scholarship

    A Hexagonal Aim as a Driver of Change for Health Care and Health Insurance Systems

    By:  Pierre-Henri Bréchat Angela Fagerlin Anthony Ariotti Alexis Pearl Lee Smitha Warrier Nancy Gregovich Pascal Briot Rajendu Srivastava


  2. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Impact of Medicaid Institutions for Mental Disease Exclusion Waivers on the Availability of Substance Abuse Treatment Services and the Varying Effect by Ownership Type

    By:  Yimin Ge John A. Romley Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

    Context: Access to integrated care for those with co-occurring mental health (MH) and substance use disorders (SUDs) has been limited because of an… More

  3. Early View Original Scholarship

    Paid Leave Mandates and Care for Older Parents

    By:  Kanika Arora Douglas A. Wolf

    This study finds that offering paid sick leave and paid family leave, when combined with job protection, could support potential family caregivers. More

  4. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Spectrum of State Approaches to Medicaid Maternity Care Contracting

    By:  Caitlin Murphy Ann Rossier Markus Rebecca Morris Kay Johnson Sara Rosenbaum Laurie C. Zephyrin

    Managed care is how Medicaid agencies principally furnish maternity care. For this reason, the contracts that Medicaid agencies enter into with managed care organizations have attracted strong interest as a means of improving maternal health access, quality, and equity. However, limited research has documented the extent to which states use these agreements to set binding expectations across the maternal health continuum and how states approach the task of maternal health contracting. More

  5. Early View Original Scholarship

    Impacts of State-Level Opioid Review Programs on Injured Workers and Their Health Care Providers: A Qualitative Study in Washington and Ohio

    By:  Tasleem J. Padamsee Courtni Montgomery Stefan Kienzle Jeremy B. Straughn Andrea Elmore Deborah L. Fulton-Kehoe Beryl Schulman Thomas M. Wickizer Gary M. Franklin

    Context: Unsafe prescribing practices have been among the central causes of improper reception of opioids, unsafe use, and overdose in the United… More

  6. From the Editor

    In the June 2024 Issue of the Quarterly

    By:  Alan B. Cohen

    In this issue of the Quarterly, readers will find eight Perspectives and three original scholarship articles on an assortment of topics, including:… More

The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Health Equity Research in Population Health: Building the Necessary Workforce

Civil rights and health equity advocates in the allied fields of population health have worked for decades to get more funding and attention for…  More
David H. Rehkopf

David H. Rehkopf

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A Vote for Health

It is well established that politics, and the mechanisms of political action, have an important impact on the health of populations. The very…  More
Sandro Galea

Sandro Galea

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Measles: Forecasting the Next Decade in the United States

The next decade will be a critical window to prevent measles from regaining a foothold.   More

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State Networks and Leadership Programs

  • Milbank State Leadership Network

    The Milbank State Leadership Network is a bipartisan group of state health policy leaders from both the executive and legislative branches.

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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 is a leadership program for executive branch and senior legislative state government leaders committed to improving population health.

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