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The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
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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:
A health system based on high-quality primary care leads to better health outcomes and better health equity. No other part of the health system can… More
The Milbank Memorial Fund announced today that Connecticut, Oregon, Nevada, New Jersey, and Washington have been selected to participate in the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. More
Yesterday’s events in Washington, DC, were a failure of elected leadership and public citizenry. Such violence must not be tolerated or… More
Building Back Better is a new series offering policy recommendations for the Biden administration throughout the transition period authored by members of the Quarterly’s Editorial Advisory Board. More
In a December 28, 2020, Boston Globe Opinion Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller wrote that by investing in the nation’s primary care system, the incoming Biden administration can help control the pandemic — and improve health outcomes and reduce disparities in the process. 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
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
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A proposal for moving toward tax justice and health care cost containment simultaneously from Mark Pauly of @Wharton https://buff.ly/3AENkEd
We’ve got something a little different for you on Tradeoffs this week: a conversation between two strangers, one leaving public health because of the pandemic and the other inspired by COVID to enter the field. Listen: https://bit.ly/3FQtoCb
Contracting practices between health providers & insurers can further thwart competition & drive up prices in consolidated markets. Authors from @SourceOnHealth explore legislative options for states to ban these contract provisions in a new issue brief https://buff.ly/3vhFXkJ
Mark Pauly from @Wharton proposes a tax code change that combines higher taxes for high-income people with incentives to encourage employment-based health insurance plans to contain health care costs more effectively https://buff.ly/3BLdbLO
A6 1. Uniform measurement 2. Recognition that everyone is entitled to high-quality primary care 3. A commitment by payers & regional & state leaders to measure and support primary care investment to ensure high-quality primary care for the ENTIRE population #PrimaryCareCovidChat
#PrimaryCareCovidChat Q6: What will it take to establish primary care as a common good throughout the United States?
A5 Maryland has a statewide primary care program that offers practices an aligned hybrid (per capita & fee-for-service) payment method, shared practice transformation & care coordination resources, aligned quality measures & a health information exchange. #PrimaryCareCovidChat
#PrimaryCareCovidChat Q5 Is there a nation or community that is already treating primary care as a common good?
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