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With the June issue of The Milbank Quarterly, we introduce a new section that we hope will stimulate conversation and add value to the complicated… More
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Context: In 2012, Washington State and Colorado legalized the recreational use of marijuana, and Uruguay, beginning in 2014, will become the first… More
Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi , Lyndal Bond , Shona Hilton ,
Context: Scotland is the first country in the world to pass legislation introducing a minimum unit price (MUP) for alcohol in an attempt to reduce… More
Heidi L. Allen , Bill J. Wright , Kristin Harding , Lauren Broffman ,
Context: The Affordable Care Act provides new Medicaid coverage to an estimated 12 million low-income adults. Barriers to access or quality could… More
Antoine Boivin , Pascale Lehoux , Jako Burgers , Richard Grol ,
Context: In the past 50 years, individual patient involvement at the clinical consultation level has received considerable attention. More recently,… More
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Context: Medicare Part C, or Medicare Advantage (MA), now almost 30 years old, has generally been viewed as a policy disappointment. Enrollment has… More
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