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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.
Commentary and analysis from Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller.
Maryland—the land of crabs, the Chesapeake Bay, loyal Orioles fans, and a 1970s era hospital rate-setting scheme that nobody ever got around to unwinding—vaulted to the top of the interest list for pointy-headed health policy types in 2013 when officials renegotiated the terms of their agreement with Medicare. More
Aspiring martyrs aside, most of us would put a long and happy life pretty high on our list of personal priorities. Our chances of a long life… More
Hey, health care industry (all of us, payers, providers, industry hangers-on) are you paying attention to what’s happening in our public schools?… More
As the know-it-all big brother, I take the job of telling my sister what to do very seriously. So when she starts giving me lessons in my supposed… More
Because the federal government can print money, the federal government can spend it. And spend it did, when the Affordable Care Act—even as adjusted… More
“Don’t steal. The government hates competition.” —Bumper sticker. While grousing about the burden of taxes and shoddy government services like… More
It takes two to tango. The partners must agree on the music and the steps. After spending this fall meeting with state health policy leaders from… More
Who should the Medicaid program serve? And who decides? These questions have been implicit through much of 2017, as we endured a remarkably uninformed… More
A couple of years ago, a graduate school professor with deep and senior health policy experience at the state and federal levels looked at me with… More
Sandy Praeger did not seek to be a leader. “Local party officials had to keep asking me,” she said of her first public position as a member of the… More
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