The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
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Charles Milligan, JD, MPH, began a health care consulting practice in April 2020. Before that, he served as CEO of UnitedHealthcare’s Community Plan of New Mexico from 2015 to 2020. Prior to joining United, Mr. Milligan was the State Medicaid director in two states: Maryland from 2011 to 2014 (where his role included starting the Affordable Care Act health insurance exchange and implementing the Medicaid expansion) and New Mexico from 1996 to 2000, where the Governor asked him to convert Medicaid from fee-for-service to managed care, and launch the Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) program. His previous work includes a variety of Medicaid consulting engagements with over 20 state governments; leading a health services research organization; and practicing health care law. Mr. Milligan was an appointed commissioner and vice chair on the federal Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC). He holds a JD from Harvard Law School and an MPH from UC Berkeley.
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