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  • Continuing Federal Support for State Health Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges

    Nov 28, 2016

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is looking for input to support state health innovation reform—either by building on the existing State Innovation Models (SIM) initiative or other innovation models. They recently issued a request for information (RFI) regarding state-based payment and delivery system reform initiatives. The Milbank Memorial Fund responded to the … Read more

  • Update on Maryland’s All-Payer Waiver

    Sep 21, 2016

    The Milbank Memorial Fund (MMF) supports efforts for states to learn from one another about current policy developments—and one topic that states are eager to know about is ways to measure and contain health care costs. In 2014, the state of Maryland received federal approval for a groundbreaking waiver designed to cap growth in health care spending. Two years later, Maryland’s work on its … Read more

  • State Health Policy and Big Data: The Fund at the Health Datapalooza Conference

    May 26, 2016

    Put “palooza” at the end of “data”—and you get a sense of overflowing information and potential. That is the concept behind the Health Datapalooza conference, an opportunity to focus on accelerating the use of data to improve health. Hosted by AcademyHealth, the seventh annual conference was held in Washington, DC, in early May. Read more