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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.
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August 2022 Nicolette E. Wise, Karly Campbell,
Engaging health care providers, community-based organizations, and other state agency partners to address Medicaid members’ nonmedical risk factors is essential to delivering on TennCare’s mission of providing high-quality and cost-effective care. More
June 2022 Kate McEvoy,
Several years ago, I was invited to participate in a panel on Medicaid-funded home- and community-based services (HCBS) at the annual meeting of the… More
February 2022 Jack Meyer, Matt Powers, Nora Leibowitz,
In states that have chosen not to expand Medicaid eligibility, the Local Choice Option could provide a comprehensive insurance product by repurposing funding now used only for direct care. More
December 2021 Alice Bonner, Kate McEvoy, Sarah L. Szanton,
And as state and federal government agencies partner to address spending on at-home services, both have opportunities to help older adults age in community by implementing emerging, evidence-based interventions that braid funding for both medical and social supports. More
December 2021 Kate McEvoy,
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure and Director Daniel Tsai’s recent Health Affairs blog post on their strategic vision for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program was a welcome call for building on Medicaid’s many historical successes. More
October 2021 Caroline M. Au-Yeung, Lynn A. Blewett, Tyler Winkelman,
Policy Points Policymakers should make permanent important policy changes put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic that have improved access to… More
September 2021 Alessa Erawan,
A Children’s Health and Wellness Fund is an approach to collecting and administering funding from different sources that states can use to support social determinants of health (SDOH) initiatives for children and families. More
September 2021 Madeleine Shea, Aaron Tripp,
The American Rescue Plan will help state officials address the needs of older adults, particularly through its temporary increase in the federal match for certain Medicaid home- and community-based services spending. More
September 2021 Elena Nicolella, Christopher F. Koller,
England States Consortium Systems Organization’s Elena Nicolella and the Milbank Memorial Fund’s Christopher F. Koller say that CMS leadership will need to consider the health information technology support and tools that state Medicaid agencies will need to be full partners in these efforts. More
August 2021 Petra W. Rasmussen, David Anderson,
Shopping for an individual health insurance plan in the United States requires consumers to navigate a morass of premiums, deductibles, copayments,… More
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