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


Christopher F. Koller

Managing Editor

Tara Strome

2-year Impact Factor: 6.237
Journal Citation Reports® 2021 Rankings: 5/88 (Health Policy & Services); 13/109 (Health Care Sciences & Services)
5-year Impact Factor: 8.964

New Milbank Quarterly Issue Released:  June 2022 

Upcoming Topics

  • Using Regulatory Stances to See All the Commercial Determinants of Health
  1. Early View Original Scholarship

    Using Regulatory Stances to See All the Commercial Determinants of Health

    By:  Alex C. Liber

    Context: The effects of commerce on the public health are omnipresent. The commercial determinants of health (CDoH) represent a burgeoning area of… More

  2. Early View Original Scholarship

    The Landscape of State Policies Supporting Family Caregivers as Aligned With the National Academy of Medicine Recommendations

    By:  Katherine E. M. Miller Sally C. Stearns Courtney Harold Van Houtven Donna Gilleskie George M. Holmes Erin E. Kent

    Context: In the United States in 2020, approximately 26 million individuals provided unpaid care to a family member or friend. On average, 60% of… More

  3. Early View Original Scholarship

    Jail Health Care in the Southeastern United States from Entry to Release

    By:  Jessica Carda-Auten Elena A. Dirosa Catherine Grodensky Kathryn M. Nowotny Lauren Brinkley-Rubenstein Debbie Travers Mersedes Brown Steve Bradley-Bull Colleen Blue David L. Rosen

    The scarce resources allotted to jail health care are likely resulting in treatment delays, limited access to care, lower-quality care, unnecessary use of emergency medical services and emergency departments, and limited services to support continuity of care upon release, according to this new study. More

Current Issue

  1. The Milbank Memorial Fund and the US Public Health Service Study of Untreated Syphilis in Tuskegee: A Short Historical Reassessment

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  2. Harms and Healing

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  3. Confronting the Past to Right a Wrong

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  4. Do State Bans of Most-Favored-Nation Contract Clauses Restrain Price Growth? Evidence From Hospital Prices

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  5. Coverage of New Drugs in Medicare Part D

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  6. Estimating the Impact of Medicaid Expansion and Federal Funding Cuts on FQHC Staffing and Patient Capacity

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The Milbank Quarterly Opinion

What Has the United States Learned About the Role of Public Health as a Result of COVID?

Although funding and access to health care have long been important issues in American public policy, far less attention has been paid to issues relating to public health.  More
Gail R. Wilensky

Gail R. Wilensky

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The Confusing Landscape of Gender-Affirming Care for Transgender Medicaid Patients

State variation in Medicaid coverage for gender-affirming care is exacerbating transgender health disparities observed in low-income populations.  More
Heidi L. Allen

Heidi L. Allen

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Antitrust Enforcement in Health Care Is No Longer a Pipe Dream

For decades, corporate mergers and consolidations in the US health care system were like the weather—complain all you want because you can’t do anything about them.   More
John E. McDonough

John E. McDonough

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