Maternal and Child Health

Dec 11, 2018
The House of Representatives today passed AHA-supported legislation (H.R. 1318) that would provide funding for states to develop maternal mortality review committees to better understand maternal complications and identify solutions.
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.
Apr 18, 2019
We must address the racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities that increase the risk of negative perinatal outcomes for women of color.
Apr 18, 2019
The American Hospital Association (AHA) has taken on the goal of eliminating maternal mortality and reducing severe morbidity through our Better Health for Mothers and Babies initiative.
Apr 18, 2019
Health care organizations strive to advance the health of their communities every day. Addressing health equity improves the quality of care.
Apr 12, 2019
The Health Resources and Services Administration will host a webinar for applying for grants to coordinate maternal and obstetrics care in rural regions.
Apr 10, 2019
Penn Medicine in Philadelphia uses remote monitoring to check on postpartum women with hypertension; Samaritan Health Services in Corvallis, Ore., screens vulnerable pregnant women; and hospitals and community organizations throughout Northern New England team up to address the spectrum of…
Mar 28, 2019
The Health Resources and Services Administration expects to award up to $9 million over four years to develop a sustainable network approach to coordinate maternal and obstetrics care in rural regions.