Roundup 17In the news, predictions of change to maternal health care in the new year. Retrospective analyses review the effect of the pandemic on status quo care structures, new data is released around insurance coverage and outcomes, and the Federal government ramps up their interest in digital heath, calling on providers and other healthcare professionals to share their tools, experiences, pain points, and interest in health tech.

1/5, Health Leaders: Federal Government Asks for Examples of Digital Health Use During the Pandemic

1/5, Health Affairs: Extended Postpartum Medicaid Eligibility Is Associated With Improved Continuity Of Coverage In The Postpartum Year

1/3, Medical News: Hypertension-related maternal mortality rates continue to increase in the United States

1/3, MedCity News: Equity in communications: How lack of diverse population understanding impacts medical research

1/3, US News and World Report: Anytime Is the Right Time for COVID Vaccine in Pregnancy

12/27, MobiHealth News: How the payer space changed in 2021, from virtual-first plans to digital mental health

Consumer Corner (insights from Babyscripts' Senior Medical Director, Dr. Lauren Demosthenes):

1/4, Insider: You can still develop preeclampsia after giving birth — here's the signs to help you get treatment right away 

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