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.
We focus on a number of topic areas identified by state health policy leaders as important to population health.
The Center for Evidence-based Policy at Oregon Health & Science University is a national leader in evidence-based decision making and policy design.
Keep up with news and updates from the Milbank Memorial Fund. Get the latest from thought leaders, including Christopher F. Koller, president of the Fund.
We publish The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to population health.
News and Updates
July 11, 2018
The Health of Aging Populations
State Medicaid agencies have been attempting—with increasing success—to encourage more long-term services and supports in home and community settings. But how do they know what they’re paying for and if the costs are appropriate for the quality their Medicaid beneficiaries are receiving?
Bundled payments, a package of health care services paid for as a set, is an alternative home- and community-based services (HCBS) payment model that has attracted the attention of state officials—and is currently used in several states. This report, authored by Center for Evidence-based Policy staff, looks at the use of bundled payments in Arkansas and Colorado—and provides policymakers and others with tools, resources, and examples they can use to reimburse for and assess quality in Medicaid HCBS.
Read the report.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that works to improve the health of populations by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience.
When Things Go Wrong: Accountability and the Flint Water Crisis
August 28, 2018
Making the Sandwich the Right Way: Improving the Quality of Home- and Community-Based Services
July 24, 2018
Global Hospital Budgets in Maryland: When Economics and Altruism Align
June 14, 2018