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.
Jan 8, 2021
January 26, 2020  (must register by Jan. 19) 2 – 3  p.m. ET via Microsoft Teams
Jan 8, 2021
Description During this interactive webinar, AHA staff will lead participants through a journey mapping exercise using IdeaBoardz.
Jan 5, 2021
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released new webinars and tools to support state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program agencies and their partners in efforts to improve maternal and infant health outcomes.
Dec 16, 2020
By expanding communication with patients and families throughout the continuum of care, Children’s Wisconsin sees a higher engagement of family caregivers in their children’s health, leading to fewer visits to the ED and a decrease in avoidable readmissions.
Dec 15, 2020
The AHA invites hospitals and health systems to participate in the Better Maternal Outcomes Improvement Sprint, a free, six-week program focused on reducing harm from hypertension.
Dec 9, 2020
The 115 undersigned national organizations dedicated to improving maternal health urge you to swiftly pass the bipartisan Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act (H.R. 4995) and the bipartisan Helping MOMS Act of 2020 (H.R. 4996) as soon as possible – whether as part of the next spending package or…