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By the Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care
Including National Partnership's Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing.
The National Partnership for Women & Families appreciates the opportunity to offer comments on the proposed rule on Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Programs; Medicaid Managed Care, CHIP Delivered in Managed Care, Medicaid and CHIP Comprehensive Quality Strategies, and Revisions Related to Third Party Liability.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | Doula care, which includes non-clinical emotional, physical and informational support before, during and after birth, is a proven key strategy to improve maternal and infant health.
ISSUE BRIEF | Doula care, which includes non-clinical emotional, physical and informational support before, during and after birth, is a proven key strategy to improve maternal and infant health.
Policymakers can help promote safe, healthy childbirth experiences for women and babies in the United States with wiser use of resources.
ISSUE BRIEF | The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case King v. Burwell, which will determine whether premium tax credits, as defined by Section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code, may be issued to consumers who purchase health coverage in the federally facilitated marketplace (FFM)
The amici argue that denying pregnant workers job modifications that are granted to others similar in their ability or inability violates the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and contravenes sound health, economic and social policy.
To help pregnant women prepare to talk with their maternity care providers and make good care decisions, this guide summarizes the new recommendations.
DATA BRIEF | Holding a job is the new normal for pregnant women in the United States, but many encounter significant barriers to success on the job and at home, according to a survey of new and expecting mothers.