Publications

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.

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    State Policy Capacity and Leadership for Health Reform

    April 10, 2017 | Pierre-Gerlier Forest, W. David Helms

    What does it take in terms of staff, leadership, and resources to plan and implement new policies? The Affordable Care Act (ACA) may have been the largest complex piece of social policy legislation passed by Congress since Medicaid and Medicare—and it won’t be the last. This report examines state health policy capacity and leadership—and is especially important given the continuing debate about changes to the ACA and improving health care delivery in the United States.
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    Letter to the New Administration

    December 15, 2016

    The Reforming States Group, one of the nation’s only bipartisan groups of state health policy leaders, has endorsed a Letter to the New Administration.
  • Issue Brief

    Coordinating Access to Services for Justice-Involved Populations

    August 11, 2016 | Christian Heiss, MPH, Stephen A. Somers, PhD, and Mark Larson, Center for Health Care Strategies

    State policymakers continue to look for ways to improve responses for people with behavioral health and substance abuse conditions. The challenges to…
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    Healthy States/Healthy Nation: Essays for a New Administration and a New Congress

    March 24, 2009 | Written by members of the Reforming States Group , Co-published with the Reforming States Group

    It is well-known that the U.S. health care system needs to address three key dimensions of cost, quality, and access. President Obama and Congress…
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    Evidence-Based Maternity Care: What It Is and What It Can Achieve

    December 1, 2008 | Carol Sakala, Maureen P. Corry, Co-published with Childbirth Connection and the Reforming States Group

    Synopsis Effective maternity care with least harm is optimal for childbearing women and newborns. High-quality systematic reviews of the best…