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The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, and sustainable 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 foundation that works to improve population health and health equity.
The Milbank Memorial Fund has published The Milbank Quarterly, a peer-reviewed journal of population health and health policy since 1923. It has commissioned and published reports since early in the last century and, beginning in the early 1990s, published a series called Milbank Reports. From 1999 to 2013, the Fund co-published with the University of California Press a series of books titled California/Milbank Books on Health and the Public. The Fund currently publishes reports, issue briefs (shorter papers), case studies, and Milbank-supported reports, reports published with partner organizations.
February 2024 Yalda Jabbarpour, Anuradha Jetty, Hoon Byun, Anam Siddiqi, Stephen Petterson, Jeongyoung Park,
This year’s Scorecard report assesses the health of primary care at the federal level using measures of access, financing, workforce/training, and research More
January 2024 Erin C. Fuse Brown, Katherine L. Gudiksen,
Erin C. Fuse Brown of Georgia State University and Katherine L. Gudiksen of the Source on Healthcare Price and Competition offer recommendations and policy considerations for state policymakers to strengthen oversight authority of health care transactions. More
December 2023 Jonathan Staloff, Max Birger, Lingmei Zhou, Ashok Reddy, Christopher Chen, Judy Zerzan-Thul, Joshua M. Liao,
A new versatile, three-step approach to identifying primary care services in claims data incorporates information about clinician, organization, and facility types and better reflects real-world practice. More
November 2023 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Emma Walsh-Alker,
In a series of five case studies (Grant County, New Mexico; Baltimore City, Maryland; Columbia County, Arkansas; Detroit, Michigan; and Kanawha County, West Virginia), we investigated the impact of policy initiatives that target primary care access at a local level. More
November 2023 Nathan Pauly, Lauren Sears, Amy Zhan, Kevin McAvey,
The Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs had developed a suite of analytic resources on health care cost and affordability data to provide states with direction on how to access, integrate, and analyze health care data resources. More
October 2023 Sofia Espinosa, Mary Louise Gilburg,
EVENT DATE: July 21, 2023 Conveners Morgan McDonald, MD, Milbank Memorial FundMichael Sparer, JD, PhD, Columbia University Mailman School of… More
September 2023 Shannon Dowler, Sam Thompson, Michelle Savuto, Jacqueline Marks-Smith, Jared Augenstein,
Policy Points Telehealth offer rates and use in North Carolina Medicaid varied by race and ethnicity during the first two years of the COVID-19… More
September 2023 Katie M. Huber, William K. Bleser, Rebecca G. Whitaker, Karina Vasudeva, Jessye Halvorson, Amanda Van Vleet, Michelle J. Lyn, Robert S. Saunders,
The Healthy Opportunities Pilots is the first comprehensive program in the United States to test the impact of providing select evidence-based, nonmedical
services related to housing, food,
transportation, and interpersonal safety and toxic stress to address
social needs of eligible Medicaid enrollees. More
September 2023 Jane L. Tavares, Marc A. Cohen,
Policy Points Managed care may represent a promising pathway for increasing the number of people with a usual source of care and helping to… More
June 2023 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Emma Walsh-Alker, Megan Houston,
This case study of Kanawha County, West Virginia, the fifth in a series, assesses the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in the region, particularly for underserved populations. More
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