The Fund supports several networks of state health policymakers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis on topics important to state health policymakers, particularly on issues related to state leadership, primary care, aging, and 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 an endowed operating foundation that aims to improve population health by connecting leaders and decision makers with the best available evidence and experience. It does this work by:
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.
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.
November 2020 Stuart Yael Gordon,
Many states are focused on building a coordinated continuum of behavioral health care that includes a wide array of community-based services as well as inpatient services through public and private hospitals. More
October 2020 Brittany Lazur, Lily Sobolik, Valerie King,
In recent years, many states have seen an increase in the prevalence of behavioral health diagnoses and challenges in treatment access. At… More
October 2020 David K. Jones, Christina Pagel,
The answer to rising health care costs may well lie in initiating state-level conversations among moderates and reframing the way we talk about health care costs, rather than in overturning deeply held ideological beliefs. More
September 2020 Julie Donohue, PhD, Amy C. Raslevich, MPP, MBA, Evan Cole, PhD,
This publication is part of series produced in coordination with AcademyHealth’s Medicaid Outcomes Distributed Research Network (MODRN). As the… More
September 2020 Rob Waters,
Rob Waters explores whether the Sutter Health settlement in California can serve as a roadmap for other states looking to control rising health care prices, as well as broader efforts for reining in hospital price inflation, such as antimerger legislation and the use of state price controls. More
September 2020 Erin Taylor, MPH, Michael Bailit, MBA, Jennifer Sayles, MD, MPH,
This report analyzes earlier primary care prospective payment models and offers lessons and insights for designing a prospective payment for primary care that will facilitate the delivery of comprehensive, coordinated, and patient-centered primary care. More
August 2020 Renée Markus Hodin, JD, Madison Tallant,
A new case study published with Community Catalyst looks at how Oregon is supporting consumer engagement in Medicaid through its community advisory councils. More
July 2020 Katherine Grace Carman, Rachel O. Reid, Cheryl L. Damberg,
In this report, RAND reviews how leading states and payers are collecting alternative payment model data on primary care and makes recommendations to standardize the information gathering and reporting process. More
July 2020 Clare C. Brown, J. Mick Tilford, Alicia Berkemeyer, Victor Davis, Adam Whitlock,
This issue brief looks at data from three Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield value-based primary care programs, finding reduced beneficiary spending, as well as a 2:1 return on investment. More
June 2020 Chad Perman, Robert Patterson, Howard Haft,
The Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) aims to make strategic investments in primary care practices and build a resilient statewide infrastructure to prevent and manage chronic disease. More
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