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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 aims to improve population health by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience. It does this work by:
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.
Many health providers and insurers are investing in nonmedical interventions even though little research has been done to show that social… More
To help states and communities develop and spread crisis programs, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has published National Guidelines for Behavioral Health Crisis: A Best Practices Toolkit. More
As New Jersey expanded its Medicaid program, the number of homeless Medicaid enrollees grew substantially. This in turn created a pressing need for… More
The Milbank Quarterly is pleased to report its most-read peer-reviewed articles and opinions of 2019. All are freely available. In addition, two of… More
Three new state reports—from Colorado, Vermont, and Maine—offer recommendations on how to measure and increase statewide investments in primary care. More
A list of our 10 most-read publications of the year points to several pressing issues facing policymakers, including developing strategies for… More
The Milbank Memorial Fund is seeking a new program officer. The program officer is primarily responsible for facilitating the Fund’s Reforming States Group and leading its Emerging Leaders Program. The program officer will also identify and develop projects that advance the mission and success of the Fund, working with colleagues to coordinate and execute these Fund-sponsored activities. More
In November, the District of Columbia’s (DC) Medicaid program became the first to receive approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for a demonstration that will address gaps in Medicaid’s coverage of behavioral health services by reimbursing institutions for mental diseases (IMDs) for treatment of adults with serious mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance. DC’s waiver will also cover IMD services for substance use disorder. More
Louisiana and Washington State have led the charge in expanding access to affordable hepatitis C treatment, particularly for vulnerable populations. This article highlights three lessons other states can learn from these innovative agreements. More
A new report copublished by the Milbank Memorial Fund and the Kaiser Family Foundation looks at four options states have for accessing federal Medicaid funds for enrollees receiving certain inpatient services provided by “institutions for mental disease” or IMDs, to help them meet the demand for mental health treatment. More
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