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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:
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.
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This primer examines the financial and policy levers available to states to encourage MCOs to provide care in home- and community-based settings. More
The 988 designation is a federal designation of the need for easier access to behavioral health crisis services and part of a trend for strengthening the continuum of behavioral health care to include a wide array of community-based services, as well as inpatient services through public and private hospitals. More
A slideshow with highlights from a Milbank Quarterly review examining 16 of Medicare’s payment programs for hospital-initiated episodes. More
Patient engagement in the governance of health care organizations is important to the competent delivery of high-quality health care. More
Lisa Dulsky Watkins, MD, summarizes the key findings of a recent brief on three value-based primary care programs involving Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. More
This issue brief looks at data from three Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield value-based primary care programs, finding reduced beneficiary spending, as well as a 2:1 return on investment. More
The COVID-19 crisis is driving an all-out call for major public policy changes in nursing homes. In a new blog post copublished with The John A. Hartford Foundation (JAHF), JAHF President Terry Fulmer and Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller go a step further, envisioning the end of the nursing home industry itself. More
Alabama has persistently had one of the highest infant mortality rates in the United States—one on par with those in developing nations. But in 2017, Alabama saw a nearly 20% drop in its infant mortality rate. By 2018, the infant mortality rate dropped for the second consecutive year, thanks in part to the state’s revitalized perinatal regionalization program. More
A new package of Milbank Memorial Fund publications highlights Maryland’s health policy innovations, including its advanced primary care program and all-payer hospital model. More
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