Maternal and Child Health

Nov 14, 2018
AHA today joined more than 80 organizations in urging House and Senate leaders to bring H.R. 1318/S. 1112 to the floor for a vote before yearend. The AHA-supported legislation would provide federal funding for states to develop maternal mortality review committees to better understand maternal…
Oct 30, 2018
AHA today voiced support for the Maternal Health Accountability Act (S. 1112).
Oct 23, 2018
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will launch a Medicaid payment model next fall that aims to improve care and reduce expenditures for pregnant and postpartum women with opioid use disorders.
May 26, 2022
The webpage offers resources to help during the formula shortage.
May 26, 2022
California, Kentucky, Oregon and Florida extend Medicaid and CHIP postpartum coverage to 12 months.
May 25, 2022
The 20-month pilot reduced hospitalizations for pregnancy-related, life-threatening complications by 47% overall and 69% among Black women.
May 25, 2022
Through its MOMs program, Northwell Health seeks to decrease the incidence of preventable maternal morbidity and mortality in its community, especially for women of color, by focusing on care before conception, during pregnancy and through the “fourth trimester” — the 12 weeks after delivery.
May 24, 2022
U.S. births rose 1% in 2021 to about 3.7 million, the first increase since 2014.
May 19, 2022
The action gives the HHS Secretary authority to allocate all ingredients necessary to manufacture infant formula in response to the U.S. shortage.
May 12, 2022
The program currently receives just 2% of total federal spending on graduate medical education.