Medicaid is the largest single-payer of obstetric and contraceptive services in the US. CHSE and CHSE affiliate faculty Dr. Rodriguez use TAF data to examine how variations in Medicaid policy and coverage might influence the initiation and use of effective contraception across local, state and national levels in women of reproductive age.
Maternal & Child
MATERNAL AND CHILD OUTCOMES
High-quality perinatal care provides evidence-based screenings and treatment to optimize maternal health from before conception to the postpartum period. Although federal emergency Medicaid does not cover prenatal care, states can extend coverage using state funds or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) unborn child provision.
- Association of Prenatal Care Expansion with Use of Antidiabetic Agents during Pregnancies among Latina Emergency Medicaid Recipients with Gestational Diabetes, 2022
Association of Expanded Prenatal Care Coverage for Immigrant Women With Postpartum Contraception and Short Interpregnancy Interval Births, 2021