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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.
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July 2018 Christopher F. Koller, President,
My uncle did not kick her out, but he made it hard for the home health care worker to do her job. It’s just that he loved his wife of 60 years so… More
February 2018 Christopher F. Koller, President,
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
The opioid epidemic has spawned numerous state efforts to develop strategies to combat the crisis. While each strategy on its own may be worthwhile, effectively coordinating these efforts will likely prove to be the key to reducing the number of families and communities damaged by opioid abuse. Summarizing the critical experience of senior officials working on the crisis, this issue brief identifies the key ingredients in a coordinated state opioid strategy. More
Low-income adults who need and use long-term services and supports are among the most complex, expensive, and fast-growing populations covered by Medicaid. One of the greatest challenges state officials face is how to organize and pay for these services. This toolkit, written by Manatt Health and the Center for Health Care Strategies with support from the SCAN Foundation and the Milbank Memorial Fund, addresses these challenges. More
May 2017 Christopher F. Koller, President,
Like rising sea levels, Medicaid costs are flooding state and federal budgets. Medicaid reform efforts, such as those in the American Health Care Act… More
February 2017 Christopher F. Koller, President,
From 1997 to 2005, I ran Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island (NHPRI), the state’s largest Medicaid managed care organization. We worked hard to… More
The Center for Evidence-based Policy (CEbP) is making progress on SMART-D, the State Medicaid Alternative Reimbursement and Purchasing Test for… More
State policymakers continue to look for ways to improve responses for people with behavioral health and substance abuse conditions. The challenges to… More
Developing effective Medicaid leadership and organizational structures is one of the paramount challenges facing governors and legislatures. Medicaid… More
There is growing recognition among state policymakers that improving health outcomes is as much about addressing the social determinants of poor… More
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