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.
We focus on a number of topic areas identified by state health policy leaders as important to population health.
The Center for Evidence-based Policy at Oregon Health & Science University is a national leader in evidence-based decision making and policy design.
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Report, Reforming States Group Publication
December 15, 2016
Reforming States Group
While Congress prepares to debate the future of the Affordable Care Act, we know that bipartisan action on health care reform is possible. A diverse group of state health leaders has endorsed a bipartisan agenda to improve population health. The authors are members of the Reforming States Group (RSG)—one of the nation’s only bipartisan group of health policy leaders from both the executive and legislative branches of state government.
States have major responsibilities in many facets of health care policy and operations—and, as such, are uniquely well positioned to improve the health of populations. States officials, working across party lines and in partnership with new federal executive branch leaders, can do much to get this work done. The New England Journal of Medicine has just published a Perspective piece about the agenda by RSG leaders.
Highlighted in the Letter to the New Administration are four policy concepts developed by the RSG leadership:
Read recent coverage of the Letter to the New Administration in the Portland Business Journal and in The News Tribune (Tacoma, Washington).
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The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that works to improve the health of populations by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience.
Views from the Heartland: Prospects for Bipartisanship in Health Reform
April 26, 2018