This brief offers a variety of strategies that policymakers and advocates can use to advance racial equity in maternal mental health. It offers effective models from communities across the country […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released two highly anticipated initiatives — the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model and the Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model — which […]
Three states are trying a number of innovative approaches to increase vaccination rates among pregnant women by providing incentives to health plans, increasing access to vaccinations through pharmacies, and using […]
Substance use disorders (SUD) and mental health conditions are prevalent among pregnant and parenting women in the United States, and they have far-reaching consequences for the health and well-being of […]
Increasing women’s access to postpartum birth control has the potential to increase the health and well-being of women and their families, and immediate postpartum birth control can lead to a […]
Confronted with a pandemic that impacts the health of women and children – ranging from pregnancy and delivery to access to substance abuse treatment – a consortium of New Jersey […]
Conducted by multiple stakeholders, this environmental scan describes the methodology and findings to identify definitions, risk factors, processes, and innovations relevant to maternal morbidity and mortality care delivery and measurement. […]
A collection of free-to-read articles describing research regarding and initiatives to aid with maternal morality and maternal health in the United States.
This paper provides a summary of recommendations that are essential in providing equitable clinical care to women of color.