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Commentary and analysis from Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller and other staff.
I teach a public health course on the US health system. As the grizzled realist in the room, I remind my bright-eyed “public healthers” that being… More
Sigmund Freud said, “Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness.” That insight—that productive labor and positive human relationships… More
Dear Newly Elected Governor: Congratulations on your victory on November 6th and for assembling successful campaign messages that resonated with so… More
The “sandwich generation” refers to folks who look after both older family members and their own kids. These people—often in their 40s and… More
A couple of years ago, a graduate school professor with deep and senior health policy experience at the state and federal levels looked at me with … More
For the last eight years, the US health care system, led by Medicare, has been going to school, learning how to do comprehensive provider payment… More
Things had gone very wrong for Aaron and the Israelites. The brother of Moses had lost both of his sons after they dared to approach God directly,… More
My uncle did not kick her out, but he made it hard for the home health care worker to do her job. It’s just that he loved his wife of 60 years so… More
Maryland—the land of crabs, the Chesapeake Bay, loyal Orioles fans, and a 1970s era hospital rate-setting scheme that nobody ever got around to unwinding—vaulted to the top of the interest list for pointy-headed health policy types in 2013 when officials renegotiated the terms of their agreement with Medicare. More
Aspiring martyrs aside, most of us would put a long and happy life pretty high on our list of personal priorities. Our chances of a long life… More
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