Kamala Harris Rolls Out Plan to Reduce High U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates

Vice President Kamala Harris Tuesday announced a plan to reduce the country’s alarmingly high maternal mortality rate by improving pregnancy and postpartum care nationwide. The strategy includes calling for states to extend postpartum coverage under Medicaid from 2 to 12 months and designating “birthing-friendly” hospitals. “Maternal mortality and morbidity is a serious crisis and one that endangers both public health and economic growth,” Harris said at a White House eventBloomberg, Read More.

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