In the news, the urgency of the maternal health crisis is accelerating responses from stakeholders — especially in regards to solutions for the underserved and Medicaid enrollees. There’s a big push from the White House to promote better care solutions for maternity populations, and corresponding initiatives from CMS and HRSA including new reimbursement codes and grant opportunities to specifically address issues facing Medicaid enrollees. However, the end of the public health emergency is widening coverage gaps, and state variations in reimbursement and reproductive health laws are complicating care delivery and access for some. 

2/8, The New York Times: After years of decline, premature births rose in the US

2/8, Medpage Today: Prenatal Care Shouldn't Begin in the ED

2/7, CNN: Making pregnancy safer for Black women

2/6, KFF News: Halfway Through ‘Unwinding,’ Medicaid Enrollment Is Down About 10 Million

2/01, mHealth Intelligence: Which Emerging Virtual Care Companies are Top-of-Mind for Health Orgs?

1/30, Medical Economics: Future looks bright for enhancing care for underserved communities

1/25, HRSA: HRSA Administrator Carole Johnson, Joined by Rep. Lauren Underwood, Launches New National Maternal Health Initiative

Deloitte: Convergence in the Future of Health™

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