E&C Proposes Mandatory One-Year Medicaid Postpartum Coverage

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / September 10, 2021 at 1:20 PM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee on Monday (Sept. 13) will consider requiring state Medicaid programs provide 12 months of continuous, full Medicaid coverage to postpartum women -- a move that goes beyond the streamlined pathway passed out of committee earlier this year that lets states temporarily extend coverage to one year without asking CMS for approval. Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) released Thursday (Sept. 9) details of the Build Back Better Act proposals his committee will consider during its budget...

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