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May 12, 2022
The program currently receives just 2% of total federal spending on graduate medical education. 
May 9, 2022
The agency is investigating 109 potential hepatitis cases of unknown cause in U.S. children since last October, including five deaths.
May 6, 2022
CDC is investigating 109 potential hepatitis cases of unknown cause in U.S. children since last October; over 90% of the patients were hospitalized.
May 6, 2022
Tennessee and South Carolina extend postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months after pregnancy for Medicaid and CHIP enrollees under the American Rescue Plan Act.
Apr 29, 2022
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released a report on the nine children recently hospitalized in Alabama with acute hepatitis of unknown origin who also had adenovirus.
Apr 19, 2022
Unvaccinated children aged 5-11 were twice as likely as vaccinated children to be hospitalized for COVID-19 in the first few months of the omicron wave, the study found.
Apr 19, 2022
The need to improve maternal and child health equity in America while reducing access disparities has become a national focus. As policymakers and provider organizations continue to seek ways to reverse these trends, hospitals and health systems are stepping up with innovative efforts.
Apr 15, 2022
Michigan yesterday became the second state to extend postpartum coverage from 60 days to 12 months after pregnancy for Medicaid and CHIP enrollees under the American Rescue Plan Act.
Apr 13, 2022
CMS to convene stakeholders to share best practices; HRSA awards grants
Apr 13, 2022
The March of Dimes recently updated its implicit bias training modules to emphasize the importance of creating an action plan.