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.
Keep up with news and updates from the Milbank Memorial Fund. And read the latest blogs from our thought leaders, including Fund President Christopher F. Koller.
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.
Primer The Health of Aging Populations State Health Policy Leadership
January 2021 Allyson Evans, Valerie King,
This primer examines the financial and policy levers available to states to encourage MCOs to provide care in home- and community-based settings. More
State Health Policy Leadership
December 2020 Patrick M. Tigue,
State Medicaid agencies (SMAs) face an ever-evolving landscape characterized by increasing demands. To fulfill their traditional role as a… More
Issue Brief Primary Care Transformation Multipayer Primary Care Network
December 2020 Diana Bianco, Chris DeMars, Lisa Miller, Emilie Sites,
This brief finds that 62 Oregon primary care practices that participated in Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPC Classic) and continued with the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) showed positive trends on most quality measures, as well as emergency department utilization and avoidable emergency department utilization across all payer types. More
Issue Brief State Health Policy Leadership Reforming States Group
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
Issue Brief State Health Policy Leadership
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
Report Sustainable Health Care Costs State Health Policy Leadership Reforming States Group
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
Primer State Health Policy Leadership
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
Report Sustainable Health Care Costs
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
Report Primary Care Transformation Multipayer Primary Care Network
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
Case Study Primary Care Transformation State Health Policy Leadership
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
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