Texas Lawmakers Split Over How Long To Extend Medicaid Health Coverage For New Mothers

Maternal health advocates said the bill — originally pitched as a one-year extension — could reduce the state’s maternal mortality rate and offer vital help to mothers with conditions like postpartum depression or health complications in the months after giving birth.

By Shannon Najmabadi May 28, 2021 10:43 am, , ,

Interview produced by Alexandra Hart. 

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