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The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that publishes The Milbank Quarterly, commissions projects, and convenes state health policy decision makers on issues they identify as important to population health.
A health system based on high-quality primary care leads to better health outcomes and better health equity. No other part of the health system can… More
An overview of the state and local markets in Rhode Island, factors that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) considers when analyzing proposed mergers, and the state’s policy options for a proposed merger. More
In Nebraska, a cadre of independent clinicians, health plan administrators, with a state legislator have partnered over the last decade to strengthen the state’s primary care infrastructure. In a new article, Martha Hostetter and Sarah Klein look at the progress advanced by these leaders, who are working today with the dean of the University of Nebraska’s School of Public Health to align health plans and providers around shared population health goals. More
The Milbank Memorial Fund announced today that Connecticut, Oregon, Nevada, New Jersey, and Washington have been selected to participate in the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. More
A recent report commissioned by the New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCSO), with support from the Milbank Memorial Fund, found that spending on primary care in six New England States varies widely from 4.9% to 8%, representing an average of 5.5% of overall health care spending. More
Yesterday’s events in Washington, DC, were a failure of elected leadership and public citizenry. Such violence must not be tolerated or… More
While 2020 was a year like no other, in keeping with our tradition, we’ve compiled our top 10 most-read publications of the year. (This list… More
In a December 28, 2020, Boston Globe Opinion Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller wrote that by investing in the nation’s primary care system, the incoming Biden administration can help control the pandemic — and improve health outcomes and reduce disparities in the process. More
The Delaware Department of Insurance Office of Value-Based Healthcare Delivery has recommended three “affordability standards,” including a… More
On October 12, Washington state regulatory officials and members of Governor Jay Inslee’s office and others gathered as eight health plan leaders signed a memorandum of understanding, committing in good faith to work together to improve primary care through a transformational multipayer payment model. More
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