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Commentary and analysis from Milbank Memorial Fund President Christopher F. Koller and other staff.
Dear Members of Congress: As both Houses continue to debate whether and how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should be repealed and what it would be… More
In the aftermath of the November elections, we at the Fund had a chance to speak in person to over 125 state health policy leaders as we held meetings… More
Congress is preparing to debate the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) yet again. While “repeal and replace” may take longer than was… More
The release on October 17, 2016 of 2015 Shared Savings and Quality Results for year two of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation’s (CMMI)… More
What does it take to have stable, competitive health insurance markets? I was recently asked this question by the Senate Homeland Security and… More
Ricky may have been on the edge of losing control, but he was still teaching me some health policy lessons. Word was out among his friends that… More
I have a new emergency room (ER) drama for television in mind. In my TV drama, there are no sirens and no gurneys racing through the corridors. There… More
With threats of lawsuits and pressure from government officials, some payers appear to be relaxing their coverage guidelines for expensive direct-acting antiviral drugs (DAAs), including drugs for Hepatitis C. More
If I die before my time, is it my fault? If I drank a lot of alcohol, drove too fast, didn’t wear a seat belt, and crashed—most would say yes, I had it coming. If I got hit by that driver while walking on the sidewalk, it would be a terrible tragedy. What about groups of people who die early? More
My e-mail inbox is full of innovations—solicitations for health care meetings, most offering “unique opportunities” to hear from “national leaders,” all of whom are busy innovating. Much of the conference fodder focuses on payment reform. More
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