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Maternal & Child Health

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Linking State Medicaid Data and Birth Certificates For Maternal Health Research

This report presents the set of guiding principles for linking state Medicaid data with birth certificates that was developed by state and national experts and leaders. These guiding principles can be implemented to create a multistate linked database that researchers would be able to access and use for research on maternal health, including patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR).
ASPE Issue Brief

Medicaid After Pregnancy: State-Level Implications of Extending Postpartum Coverage (2023 Update)

This brief provides an overview of the important role Medicaid plays in postpartum maternal health, reviews states’ existing pregnancy-related Medicaid eligibility limits, and assesses the projected eligibility impact if all states were to provide 12 months of postpartum Medicaid eligibility. This Issue Brief updates a previous report that was originally published in December 2021.
ASPE Issue Brief

Doula Care and Maternal Health: An Evidence Review

Doulas provide emotional, physical, and informational support before, during, and after labor and birth.
Fact Sheet

Enhancing Data Infrastructure to Improve Women’s Health Outcomes: Maternal Health Vignettes

This updated 2022 vignette provides examples of how a range of the Office of the Secretary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (OS-PCORTF) cross-agency projects are working to improve maternal health by 1) Enhancing Women’s Health Data for Research 2) Adding Electronic Health Records to the Suite of Maternal Health Data for Research 3) Linking Maternal Survey Data with Other Health Data.
Research Brief

Early Childhood Systems Collective Impact Project: A Call for Coordinated Early Childhood Systems

The Early Childhood Systems Collective Impact Project (ECS Collective Impact Project) will help to re-envision a truly coordinated approach to program implementation designed to advance equitable early childhood and family well-being outcomes across federal programs that support expectant parents, children ages 0 to 8, and their families.
Report

Linking Medicaid Claims, Birth Certificates, and Other Sources to Advance Maternal and Infant Health

Medicaid pays for nearly half of all births in the United States, including most births by Black and Hispanic pregnant population.
ASPE Data Point

Many Children in HHS Safety Net Programs Are Eligible for Nutrition Assistance But Are Not Enrolled

Nutrition assistance programs have been shown to increase children’s health and well-being and decrease the risk of child maltreatment. At the same time, food insecurity rose in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASPE Issue Brief, Guide

Advancing Equity for Fathers in Human Services Programs

This practice guide is a resource for a broad range of human services programs aiming to be more inclusive of and responsive to fathers. Building on literature from the field and interviews with human services providers that engage fathers in services, this guide outlines strategies for advancing equity in human services programs:
ASPE Issue Brief

Health Coverage for Women Under the Affordable Care Act

This brief provides an overview of the important role the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had on increasing access to comprehensive coverage among women. Over 10 million adult women (19-64) gained coverage between 2010 and 2019, as did over 7 million women of reproductive age (15-44). Despite the ACA’s coverage gains, approximately 7.9 million women of reproductive age remain uninsured.
Report

Integrating SUD and OB/GYN Care: Policy Challenges and Opportunities Final Report

This report aims to address the treatment care models for pregnant and postpartum women with SUD by describing opportunities to integrate OB/GYN and SUD care as well as barriers to integrated care delivery.