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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 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
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
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
October 2021 Caroline M. Au-Yeung, Lynn A. Blewett, Tyler Winkelman,
Policy Points Policymakers should make permanent important policy changes put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic that have improved access to… More
September 2021 Madeleine Shea, Aaron Tripp,
The American Rescue Plan will help state officials address the needs of older adults, particularly through its temporary increase in the federal match for certain Medicaid home- and community-based services spending. More
September 2021 Katherine L. Gudiksen, Alexandra D. Montague, Jaime S. King,
This brief explains how the provisions are used in practice to stifle competition, describes the variation in state laws, and offers best practices to state policymakers seeking to address provider market power. More
September 2021 Chad Perman, Eli Adashi, Emily Gruber, Howard Haft,
With public health agency support, advanced primary care practices may produce better COVID-19 patient outcomes, according to this study of the Maryland Primary Care Program. More
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