The Fund supports several networks of state health policymakers 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 on topics important to state health policymakers, particularly on issues related to state leadership, primary care, aging, and health care costs.
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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.
Profiles of cost growth target work in the states participating in the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. More
Moving 211 into the Indiana’s Family and Social Services Administration has given Hoosiers a single point of entry to a wide range of services and supports. It has also offered state leaders a better understanding of the unmet needs of residents and enabled them to better coordinate between state agencies and community-based organizations. More
In April, the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) voted to maintain the state’s health care cost growth benchmark at 3.1% for calendar year… More
Rhode Island recently reported the state’s first year performance against its 3.2% health care cost growth target, which was established in 2018 to… More
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
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