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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: Jennifer Karas Montez, Jason Beckfield, Julene Kemp Cooney, Jacob M. Grumbach, Mark D. Hayward, Huseyin Zeyd Koytak, Steven H. Woolf, Anna Zajacova,
Context: Life expectancy in the United States has increased little in previous decades, declined in recent years, and become more unequal across US… More
By: Scott L. Greer, Katarzyna Klasa, Ewout van Ginneken,
Context: Strategic purchasing of health care has been a popular policy idea around the world for decades, with advocates claiming that it can lead to… More
By: J. Michael McWilliams, Laura A. Hatfield, Bruce E. Landon, Michael E. Chernew,
Context: The Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) establishes incentives for participating accountable care organizations (ACOs) to lower spending… More
By: Jennifer L. Pomeranz, Yue Huang, Dariush Mozaffarian, Renata Micha,
Context: Suboptimal intake of fruit and vegetables (F&Vs) is associated with increased risk of diet‐related diseases. Yet, there are no US… More
By: Erin C. Fuse Brown, Erin Trish, Bich Ly, Mark A. Hall, Loren Adler,
Context: Out‐of‐network air ambulance bills are a growing problem for consumers. Because most air ambulance transports are out‐of‐network and… More
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COVID-19 is demonstrating just how much poverty can affect health. In this episode, Emilie Courtin of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Peter Muennig of Columbia University, discuss their June Milbank Quarterly article, which systematically reviewed all known randomized social policy experiments in the United States that included health outcomes.
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