E&C GOP: States Should Decide Whether To Extend Medicaid Postpartum

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / September 10, 2019 at 7:18 PM
House Republicans at a hearing Tuesday (Sept. 10) worried that passing federal legislation to ensure Medicaid coverage for beneficiaries up to one year after giving birth would prevent states from deciding how long new mothers should be covered by the program. The House Energy & Commerce health subcommittee held a hearing on driving down maternal mortality Tuesday (Sept. 10) to discuss four maternal health bills: the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness Act introduced by Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL);...

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