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 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.
May 3, 2022
1 in 5 children experience a mental illness. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased mental health challenges and suicide risk among children. In this Members in Action podcast featuring maternal and child health efforts, Aisha Syeda, senior program manager at the AHA is joined by Chanda…
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
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) April 18 issued its hospital inpatient prospective payment system (PPS) and long-term care hospital (LTCH) PPS proposed rule for fiscal year (FY) 2023.