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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.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, 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 nonpartisan foundation focused on improving the health of communities and entire populations.
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.
August 2022 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Megan Houston, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of Baltimore City, Maryland, is the second in a series of case studies designed to assess the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in a region, particularly for underserved populations. More
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 Pam Curtis, Dan Vizzini, Beth Church,
With support from the Center for Evidence-based Policy, the MPC developed this Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care (adapted from the work of Thomas Bodenheimer and colleagues). The Framework provides a roadmap for primary care practices as they seek to provide advanced levels of care, including the integration of behavioral and social health, and it prepares them to receive more advanced models of payment. More
May 2022 Courtney Roman, Clare Luz, Carrie Graham, Nida Joseph, Kate McEvoy,
A new guide for state officials examines the challenges that direct care workers face — and the administrative, funding, policy, and regulatory levers that states can use to better support this critical workforce. More
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May 2022 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Megan Houston, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of rural Grant County, New Mexico is the first in a series of case studies designed to assess the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in a region, particularly for underserved populations. More
April 2022 Malya Levin, Joy Solomon, Esther M. Friedman, Jirka Taylor,
Policy Points The Weinberg Center for Elder Justice offers an elder abuse shelter model that addresses a critical gap in services for older… More
March 2022 William K. Bleser, Katie M. Huber, Hannah L. Crook, Rebecca G. Whitaker, Jasmine Masand, James J. Zheng, Raman Nohria, Michelle J. Lyn, Robert S. Saunders,
Copublished with the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy Policy Points As states consider expanding or creating health programs that… More
March 2022 Anna Adams, Danielle Peereboom, Marty Williams, Brian Kegley, Richard Shonk, MD, PhD,
Standardization of claims data aggregation, measure alignment, and consistency of goals are important if multipayer primary care transformation is to be expanded and sustainable. 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
February 2022 Kate McEvoy, Charles Milligan,
While the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken some actions to promote a focus on quality, much more should be done to articulate federal policy and to inspire and incentivize improvement. More
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