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The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that aims to improve population health and health equity by connecting leaders and decision makers by collaborating with leaders and decision makers and connecting them with experience and sound evidence. It does this work by:

  • Identifying, informing, and inspiring current and future state health policy leaders to enhance their effectiveness;
  • Working with state health policy decision makers on issues they identify as important to population health, particularly in areas related to primary care, aging, and total costs of care; and
  • Publishing high-quality, evidence-based publications and The Milbank Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal of population health and health policy.
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  • Nevada and Washington Residents Struggle to Afford Health Care, Support Government Action to Address Costs

    Mary Louise Gilburg

    Concerns about the affordability of health care have been increasing over time and will be exacerbated in the short run by high rates of inflation… More

  • Five Decades of State Health Policy Leadership: A Q&A with New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried

    Kate McEvoy

    Next month, Richard Gottfried, chair of the New York State Assembly’s health committee, will retire after 52 years of service as a legislator. In a Q&A with Milbank Memorial Fund’s Kate McEvoy, Rep. Gottfried reflects on his career and the importance of borrowing good ideas from other states through groups like Milbank’s network of state policymakers. Rep. Gottfried also discusses how he has worked across the aisle, mentored new legislators, and what he sees as today’s urgent health policy challenges. More

  • The Public Responds to HHS Request for Ideas to Improve Primary Health Care

    Samuel Han

    Last June, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health requested input from the public — including providers, payers, purchasers, advocates researchers, and others  — about the federal government’s role in strengthening primary health care. More

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    New job posting @MilbankFund - Publications and Communications Associate. A great opportunity for a recent or future MPH/MPA grad to work across all of our programs and the Milbank Quarterly. https://milbank.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Publications-and-Communications-Associate-Description.pdf

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