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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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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
By: Guendalina Graffigna, Lorenzo Palamenghi, Mariarosaria Savarese, Greta Castellini, Serena Barello,
Context: Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, between February 23 and March 8, 2020, some areas of Italy were declared “red zones,” with citizens… More
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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
By: May CI Van Schalkwyk, Nason Maani, Jonathan Cohen, Martin McKee, Mark Petticrew,
A crisis forces us back to the questions themselves and requires from us either new or old answers, but in any case direct judgment. A crisis becomes… More
By: Nason Maani, May CI Van Schalkwyk, Mark Petticrew, Sandro Galea,
The United States finds itself amid three concurrent and interrelated crises. First, at the time of writing, the United States has reported more than… More
By: Zackary Berger, Vivian V. Altiery De Jesus, Sabrina A. Assoumou, Trisha Greenhalgh,
The pandemic has highlighted and exacerbated health inequities in both acute coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and its longer-term sequelae.… More
By: Daniel M. Walker, Valerie A. Yeager, John Lawrence, Ann Scheck McAlearney,
Context: The novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has highlighted significant barriers in the exchange of essential information between… More
By: Mark Eccleston-Turner, Harry Upton,
Context: Significant effort has been directed toward developing a COVID-19 vaccine, which is viewed as the route out of the pandemic. Much of this… More
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
By: Walter D. Dawson, Nathan A. Boucher, Robyn I. Stone, Courtney Harold Van Houtven,
Context: The heavy toll of COVID‐19 brings the failings of the long‐term services and supports (LTSS) system in the United States into sharp… More
By: Reidar K. Lie, Franklin G. Miller,
More than 100 vaccine candidates are now in development to prevent infection from SARS-CoV2 or serious disease from COVID-19; many have entered… More
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More than a decade after the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the poorest residents in the 12 states that have not expanded Medicaid — who are disproportionately Black or American Indian — remain without health insurance. Sara Rosenbaum of George Washington University School of Public Health explains how the Supreme Court’s 2012 decision in National Federation of Independent Business v Sebelius, which made Medicaid expansion optional for states, effectively bars millions from health insurance.
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