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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
Delaware, New Jersey, and Rhode Island announced last week a commitment to a common framework for COVID-19 testing for high-risk, asymptomatic residents and for financing this testing. More
Denise Gray-Felder, founding president of the global nonprofit Communication for Social Change Consortium, has been elected to the Milbank Memorial… More
By Rachel Block In an effort to improve the affordability of high-quality health care and address health disparities exacerbated by the COVID-19… More
Based on the latest analysis from RAND, employers and private insurers are paying even more for hospital services as a proportion of Medicare each year. More
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored many of the problems with the quality of nursing home care, as well as the reality that America’s nursing… More
The Peterson Center on Healthcare and the Milbank Memorial Fund have launched an initiative to provide technical assistance to up to five states to help reduce health spending. More
A slideshow with highlights from a Milbank Quarterly review examining 16 of Medicare’s payment programs for hospital-initiated episodes. More
Alabama has persistently had one of the highest infant mortality rates in the United States—one on par with those in developing nations. But in 2017, Alabama saw a nearly 20% drop in its infant mortality rate. By 2018, the infant mortality rate dropped for the second consecutive year, thanks in part to the state’s revitalized perinatal regionalization program. More
A new package of Milbank Memorial Fund publications highlights Maryland’s health policy innovations, including its advanced primary care program and all-payer hospital model. More
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