About The Milbank Quarterly

Continuously published since 1923, The Milbank Quarterly features peer-reviewed original research, policy review, and analysis from academics, clinicians, and policymakers.

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Alan B. Cohen

Publisher

Christopher F. Koller

Managing Editor

Tara Strome

2-year Impact Factor: 4.911
Journal Citation Reports® 2020 Rankings: 8/88 (Health Policy & Services); 16/108 (Health Care Sciences & Services)
5-year Impact Factor: 8.250

New Milbank Quarterly Issue Released: June 2021 

Upcoming Topics

  • The Demise of Artificial Trans Fat: A History of a Public Health Achievement
  1. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Demise of Artificial Trans Fat: A History of a Public Health Achievement

    By:  Margo G. Wootan Angela Amico Michael F. Jacobson Cindy Leung Walter Willett

    This article describes a strategic combination of research, advocacy, corporate campaigns, communications, grassroots mobilization, legislation, regulatory actions, and litigation against companies and government to secure a national policy to remove artificial trans fat from the US food system. More

  2. Early View Perspective

    Beyond Causality: Additional Benefits of Randomized Controlled Trials for Improving Health Care Delivery

    By:  Marcella Alsan Amy N. Finkelstein

    From Scurvy to Streptomycin to Social Policy Their cases were as similar as I could have them. —James Lind, 17531 With deep roots in clinical… More

  3. Early View Original Scholarship

    Nurse Practitioner Scope-of-Practice Laws and Opioid Prescribing

    By:  Benjamin J. McMichael

    Context: As many parts of the United States continue to face physician shortages, the increased use of nurse practitioners (NPs) can improve access to… More

  4. Early View Perspective

    Oral Health Stakeholders: A Time for Alignment and Action

    By:  Shenam Ticku Jane Barrow Ralph Fuccillo John E. McDonough

    The 2000 Surgeon General’s report identified the state of oral health in America as an issue of major concern, highlighting significant disparities… More

  5. Early View Original Scholarship

    When All That Glitters Is Gold: Dominated Plan Choice on Covered California for the 2018 Plan Year

    By:  Petra W. Rasmussen David Anderson

    Context: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual health insurance marketplaces rely on purchasers to make informed choices to impose price and… More

  6. Early View Perspective

    Social Prescribing in National Health Service Primary Care: What Are the Ethical Considerations?

    By:  Rebecca C.H. Brown Kamal Mahtani Amadea Turk Stephanie Tierney

    Social prescribing is an effort to recognize and address the broader, nonclinical contributors to health and well-being made by social and economic factors, while maintaining the clinical role of medically trained staff. More

  7. Early View Original Scholarship

    State Policymaking and Stated Reasons: Prenatal Care for Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Abortion Restriction

    By:  Rachel E. Fabi Brendan Saloner Holly Taylor

    Context: Even though nearly 6% of citizen babies born in the United States have at least one undocumented parent, undocumented immigrants are… More

  8. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Evolution of Supply and Demand in Markets for Generic Drugs

    By:  Richard G. Frank Thomas G. McGuire Ian Nason

    Context: The image of generic drugs as a commodity sold in competitive markets is an oversimplification, as evidenced by increasing accounts of price… More

  9. Early View Original Scholarship

    Medicaid Waivers and Tenancy Supports for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness: Implementation Challenges in Four States

    By:  Frank J. Thompson Jennifer Farnham Emmy Tiderington Michael K. Gusmano Joel C. Cantor

    Context: The Affordable Care Act extended Medicaid eligibility to large numbers of individuals experiencing or at risk of homelessness. This… More

  10. Early View Perspective

    Artificial Intelligence and Liability in Medicine: Balancing Safety and Innovation

    By:  George Maliha Sara Gerke I. Glenn Cohen Ravi B. Parikh

    After more than a decade of promise and hype, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are finally making inroads into clinical… More

  11. Early View Original Scholarship

    Linking Data on Constituent Health with Elected Officials’ Opinions: Associations Between Urban Health Disparities and Mayoral Officials’ Beliefs about Health Disparities in their Cities

    By:  Jonathan Purtle Rennie Joshi Félice Lê-Scherban Rosie Mae Henson Ana V. Diez Roux

    Context: A substantive body of research has explored what factors influence elected officials’ opinions about health issues. However, no studies… More

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  1. When All That Glitters Is Gold: Dominated Plan Choice on Covered California for the 2018 Plan Year

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  2. Nurse Practitioner Scope-of-Practice Laws and Opioid Prescribing

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  3. Social Prescribing in National Health Service Primary Care: What Are the Ethical Considerations?

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  4. State Policymaking and Stated Reasons: Prenatal Care for Undocumented Immigrants in an Era of Abortion Restriction

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  5. Oral Health Stakeholders: A Time for Alignment and Action

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  6. On Planning for an Unimaginable Future

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  7. Rapid Transition to Telehealth and the Digital Divide: Implications for Primary Care Access and Equity in a Post-COVID Era

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The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

Americans with Disabilities Are a Health Disparity Population That Deserves Greater Attention and Resources

Harold Pollack, Kenton Johnston, and Hefei Wen explain how Americans with disabilities deserve more attention and resources.  More

Consolidation of Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Government Bailouts and Private Equity

Richard Scheffler and Laura Alexander explore the consolidations of hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic.  More

The Tenets of Critical Race Theory Have a Long-Standing and Important Role in Population Health Science

Critical Race Theory (CRT) has recently become the focus of conservative pundits’ vitriol and Republican lawmakers’ knee-jerk policy action. As of…  More
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