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September 2022 Kate McEvoy,
It’s not a moonshot, but it still offers opportunities for a meaningful launch of underutilized Medicare benefits and exchange-based health… More
June 2022 Kate McEvoy,
The US Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization overturning Roe v. Wade continues to reverberate across the country.… More
June 2022 R.L. Nave,
Health care access issues have long posed challenges for health officials in Mississippi, a rural state with the nation’s largest percentage of African Americans. More
June 2022 Christine Haran, Kate McEvoy,
In a Q&A with Milbank, Mayes describes what drives his leadership in state vocational rehabilitation, which offers employment-related services to those with functional, developmental, cognitive, emotional, or other disabilities. More
Several years ago, I was invited to participate in a panel on Medicaid-funded home- and community-based services (HCBS) at the annual meeting of the… More
April 2022 Katti Gray,
Hailing from a family kept afloat partly by taxpayer-funded aid initiatives — and by neighbor-to-neighbor acts of kindness — made Kody Kinsley’s choice of a public sector career something of a no-brainer. More
December 2021 Kate McEvoy,
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and Director Daniel Tsai’s recent Health Affairs blog post on their strategic vision for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program was a welcome call for building on Medicaid’s many historical successes. More
November 2021 Marcella Maguire,
For the past 30 years, the supportive housing sector has been working to align systems of financing and practice and develop place-based solutions for the most vulnerable. More
July 2021 Alessa Erawan,
Kate McEvoy will join the Milbank Memorial Fund as a program officer in September. In addition to leading the Milbank State Leadership Network, she… More
July 2021 Rachel Block,
States sometimes forge new paths in health policy. For example, Washington State recently created the first long-term care insurance law and… More
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