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The Century Foundation examined the impact of Medicaid coverage loss at 60 days postpartum by conducting qualitative analyses of public policy efforts in Illinois, New Jersey and South Carolina.
Summaries of several bills on maternal health currently pending in Congress.
Detailed accounting of MMRCs in all 50 states with useful tables comparing across multiple dimension.
This report provides a comprehensive policy framework to eliminate racial disparities in maternal and infant mortality. Too often, policy conversations about maternal and infant health take place separately despite the […]
Since the early 2000s, awareness about maternal mental health issues has grown exponentially. MMHLA is committed to harnessing this energy and enthusiasm to create meaningful change at the federal level […]
Maternal mortality review committees (MMRCs) identify, review, and analyze maternal deaths, and disseminate and act on findings. Not every state in the U.S. has a MMRC, but every day momentum […]
Window into detailed policies relevant for MMRC’s.
Many health systems and states in the US attempting to scale Triple Aim approaches to care implemented elements of the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) as a foundation in their work. […]
Health Affairs blog post describing issues and potential solutions around extending postpartum coverage and care.
Insurance transitions—sometimes referred to as “churn”—before and after childbirth can adversely affect the continuity and quality of care. Yet little is known about coverage patterns and changes for women giving […]
This brief discusses Medicaid’s eligibility for pregnancy and postpartum care, describes gaps in coverage particularly for low-income women who live in states that have not expanded Medicaid under the ACA, […]
In this paper we review the substantial new research showing the significant improvements in access to health coverage for women of childbearing age achieved through the adoption of the Affordable […]
Through the interactive database on this page, find up-to-date information about enacted maternal and child health (MCH) legislation. Legislative topics include newborn screening, women’s health, childhood obesity and nutrition, maternal […]
CMS has aligned health policies to its Rural Health Strategy and its new Rethinking Rural Health Initiative and released its first Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Scorecard to […]
The National Health Law Program is currently tracking federal and state legislation relating to Medicaid coverage of doula care that has been introduced during the current legislative session. They have […]
This resource helps you stay informed about telehealth-related laws, regulations and Medicaid programs. The map and search options cover current laws and regulations for all fifty states and the District […]
The inventory includes a summary tab as well as a detailed tab that provides additional information about each policy/initiative and allows users to filter to the categories or subcategories of […]