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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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March 2023 Lisa Dulsky Watkins,
The Fund has launched the Milbank Medicaid Transformation Network (MMT), a collaborative of state Medicaid agency leaders and partners. More
March 2023 Christopher F. Koller,
How does the national primary care scorecard play in the heart of Texas? More
February 2023 Yalda Jabbarpour, Stephen Petterson, Anuradha Jetty, Hoon Byun,
The first national primary care scorecard, co-funded by the Milbank Memorial Fund and The Physicians Foundation, finds a chronic lack of adequate support for the implementation of high-quality primary care across the United States. More
Underinvestment, Workforce Shortages, and Lack of Research Funding Threaten the Future of America’s Primary Care
February 22, 2023 — The first… More
Join the Milbank Memorial Fund and the Physicians Foundation for the virtual release of the first national scorecard on the health of US primary care. The inaugural report provides a long overdue measurement tool to track the implementation of high-quality primary care nationwide. More
A National Academies of Science Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) 2021 report on primary care called for an annual tracking tool to measure… More
January 2023 Mary Louise Gilburg,
In January 2023, the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) launched the State Primary Care Investment Hub in partnership with the Milbank Memorial Fund to provide information and analysis about primary care investment at the state-level to advocates, researchers, and state officials interested in reorienting state health systems and primary care. More
January 2023 Maanasa Kona, Megan Houston, Jalisa Clark, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of Columbia County, Arkansas, is the third in a series of case studies designed
to assess the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in a region, particularly for underserved populations. More
November 2022 Christopher F. Koller,
A recent report from the Primary Care Collaborative documenting the steady decline in people in the United States reporting a usual source of care is real cause for concern, says Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller in a new View from Here. Abundant research has shown the benefits of usual source of care, and now public policy needs to support it, so that everyone has access to a familiar place of care “where everybody knows your name.” More
November 2022 Robert L. Phillips Jr., Christopher F. Koller, Alice Hm Chen,
A call for congressional support to establish an Office of Primary Care at the federal level to coordinate existing primary care services and provide oversight to initiatives focused on workforce training, behavioral health integration, clinical comprehensiveness, and payment. More
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