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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.
For a new issue brief, Noam Levey interviewed participating payers in three distinct regional markets in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus program: Colorado, Oklahoma, and Greater Philadelphia. While the challenges inherent in fostering collaboration across companies that usually compete vigorously were handled differently in each market, common themes emerged including strong payer commitment and the need for sustained federal leadership. More
On April 22, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Innovation Center announced a new set of payment models for primary care—”Primary… More
How much does Medicare spend on primary care? As more evidence mounts about the benefits of primary care, a growing number of health policy leaders… More
Leveraging shared data to address the opioid crisis in nine states. Addressing chronic disease management in a large safety net system in New York… More
Last month, the Milbank Memorial Fund and the United Hospital Fund released The Ripple Effect: The Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Children and Families. The report made clear that the magnitude of the opioid epidemic’s impact is much greater than realized. In a companion case study to the report, Robert M. Hayes and Joseph Squitieri, DO, of Community Healthcare Network, a federally qualified health center in New York City, explore how community health centers are addressing the opioid epidemic. More
Complex policy and political choices for Medicaid may get a lot of press, but the management challenges for the largest program in a state’s… More
Oregon has been a leader in targeting the growth in overall health care costs. In 2012, the state adopted a unique approach to growth limits for the… More
As the population ages, one of the greatest challenges facing state officials is how to organize and pay for long-term services and supports… More
Opioid addiction is well recognized as a national crisis, but its impact on children and adolescents whose parents are addicted has received little… More
This past fall, at meetings of the Reforming States Group (RSG), 101 state health policy leaders from 38 states gathered in Portland (Oregon),… More
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