Section Of American Rescue Plan Aimed At Reducing High U.S. Maternal Mortality

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate in the industrialized world. More than one third of maternal deaths happen after delivery, which is when a majority of health coverage cuts off for low-income mothers. Current Medicaid law covers low-income women during delivery, but cuts off 60 days after. More than 40% of mothers in the United States benefit from the system, but then lose their health coverage two months after. President Joe Biden‘s American Rescue Plan COVID-19 stimulus extends Medicaid coverage to mothers for a full year after delivery. “These aren’t people who are …

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