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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 on topics important to state health policymakers, particularly on issues related to state leadership, primary care, aging, and health care costs.
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The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund is is a nonpartisan foundation focused on improving the health of communities and entire populations.
May 2022 Courtney Roman, Clare Luz, Carrie Graham, Nida Joseph, Kate McEvoy,
A new guide for state officials examines the challenges that direct care workers face — and the administrative, funding, policy, and regulatory levers that states can use to better support this critical workforce. More
May 2022 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Megan Houston, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of rural Grant County, New Mexico is the first in a series of case studies designed to assess the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in a region, particularly for underserved populations. More
The United States is facing a dire shortage of direct care workers who provide essential services to older adults and individuals with disabilities.… More
April 2022 Christopher F. Koller,
Only when the harm is acknowledged is healing even a possibility. The Fund has embarked on this path of confession and healing. More
April 2022 Grace Flaherty, Deepti Kanneganti,
State strategies for adopting a health equity lens in the development, assessment, and reporting of cost growth targets with the aim of making the health care system both more affordable and more equitable More
February 2022 Kate McEvoy,
I am not a fan of football. There, I said it. This is a constant embarrassment for my wife, who is and tries gamely to feed me tidbits of information… More
February 2022 Kevin H. Nguyen,
Comprising about 6% of the US population, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) people are one of the fastest growing populations in the nation.… More
February 2022 Sarah Reber, Cyrus Kosar,
Making vaccination convenient and free is critical, but effective strategies to address vaccine hesitancy in the long run will need to build trust in ways that are tailored to particular communities, especially among certain communities of color that have faced historical and ongoing racism in the medical system and beyond. More
February 2022 Kate McEvoy, Charles Milligan,
While the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken some actions to promote a focus on quality, much more should be done to articulate federal policy and to inspire and incentivize improvement. More
January 2022 Maanasa Kona, Megan Houston, Nia Gooding,
Read a set of… More
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