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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
Rhode Island has a history of taking the lead when it comes to health care spending. Beginning in 2010, the state instituted health care… More
Two new resources are available for providers who work with patients with complex care needs. One is a report from the Six Foundation Collaborative, made up of The Commonwealth Fund, The John A. Hartford Foundation, Milbank Memorial Fund, Peterson Center on Healthcare, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and The SCAN Foundation. More
The Milbank Quarterly is pleased to report its most-read peer-reviewed articles and opinions of 2018. All are freely available. More
A certificate of public advantage (COPA) is a tool used by states to permit and oversee hospital mergers that create monopoly powers. A few months… More
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