Posts Tagged Maternal Mortality

Could Medicaid Reimbursement Be a Solution to Black Maternal Mortality?

StateSeal00This year, lawmakers took action to start collecting data on Virginia’s maternal mortality rate. But, that may end up being just the beginning of the effort. Michael Pope reports.

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State Readies Review of Maternal Mortality

general assembly coverage 2019Lawmakers and administration officials in Richmond are working together to try to reduce the number of women dying in childbirth. Michael Pope reports.

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Medicaid Expansion in Virginia Could Cut Down on Maternal Mortality Rates

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When black women give birth in Virginia, they are far more likely to die as a result of the pregnancy than white women. Now, as Michael Pope reports, those numbers might be about to change.

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