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Commentary and analysis from Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller and other staff.
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
Sandy Praeger did not seek to be a leader. “Local party officials had to keep asking me,” she said of her first public position as a member of the… More
With the Senate Affordable Care Act (ACA) “repeal and replace” effort collapsing into partisan rubble (how did you learn about the dramatic US… More
We all have our obsessions. Many are best not shared, although sometimes airing them is helpful, especially when they are informed by research. One… More
The game of hot potato ends one of two ways—someone drops the potato as it is being tossed or it finally cools off. But what happens if the potato… More
Like rising sea levels, Medicaid costs are flooding state and federal budgets. Medicaid reform efforts, such as those in the American Health Care Act… More
We should expect competence as public policies are planned and implemented. Frequently, with state health policies, we get it: heroic responses by… More
Finding dissenting opinions in a public health class on policy priorities for the US health system is like looking for stars in the night sky of a… More
From 1997 to 2005, I ran Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island (NHPRI), the state’s largest Medicaid managed care organization. We worked hard to… More
Dear Members of Congress: As both Houses continue to debate whether and how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should be repealed and what it would be… More
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