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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.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
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Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Thomas Rice holds the position of Distinguished Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. A health economist, his areas of interest include international health care systems, competition and regulation, behavioral economics, and health insurance. His upcoming book, Health Insurance Systems in High-Income Countries, will be published in 2021. He has also written books on health economics, the behavioral economics of health, and the US health care system. He was editor of the journal, Medical Care Research and Review, from 1994 to 2000, and is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. Rice has served as chair of the Board of Directors of AcademyHealth, chaired its Annual Research Meeting, and has received its Young Investigator Award and Article-of-the-Year Award.
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