The Fund supports networks of state health policy decision makers to help identify, inspire, and inform policy leaders.
The Milbank Memorial Fund supports two state leadership programs for legislative and executive branch state government officials committed to improving population health.
The Fund identifies and shares policy ideas and analysis to advance state health leadership, strong primary care, healthy aging, and sustainable health care costs.
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The Fund publishes The Milbank Quarterly, as well as reports, issues briefs, and case studies on topics important to health policy leaders.
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Commentary and analysis from Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller and other staff.
How does the national primary care scorecard play in the heart of Texas? More
My family loves our house dearly, but it has a problem: a wet basement. The first time the basement flooded was a surprise. Since it was unfinished,… More
In a View from Here, former Milbank program officer and current National Association of Medicaid Directors executive director Kate McEvoy encourages state executive branch leaders and policymakers to embrace aspects of love including empathy, openness, and self-care as they navigate the vitally important, heart-based work of state health policy. More
A recent report from the Primary Care Collaborative documenting the steady decline in people in the United States reporting a usual source of care is real cause for concern, says Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller in a new View from Here. Abundant research has shown the benefits of usual source of care, and now public policy needs to support it, so that everyone has access to a familiar place of care “where everybody knows your name.” More
When I worked at a Medicaid managed care plan, I used to meet with cohorts of medical students to give them a glimpse of the dark underbelly of health… More
It’s not a moonshot, but it still offers opportunities for a meaningful launch of underutilized Medicare benefits and exchange-based health… More
Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for many kids in the US. The little card brings freedom — to bomb around with friends — and… More
Several years ago, I was invited to participate in a panel on Medicaid-funded home- and community-based services (HCBS) at the annual meeting of the… More
Only when the harm is acknowledged is healing even a possibility. The Fund has embarked on this path of confession and healing. More
Kate McEvoy outlines how health care directives are important not only to people of advanced age, but also people with serious illness, folks who have reason to mistrust the health care system, people whose faith practice influences their health care decisions, or anyone who wants to provide clarity for his or her loved ones. More
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