AMCHP Comments on Title X Proposed Rule
The public comment period closed on July 31 for a proposed rule to revise the Title X Family Planning Program. AMCHP submitted comments focusing on the impact these rules could have on limiting access to preventive care and family planning, and specifically highlighted the role Title X providers play in achieving Title V National Performance Measures related to the well-woman visit and adolescent well-visit. Read AMCHP's comments. The Trump administration will determine whether to adopt, revise, or reject the proposed rule.
AMCHP Urges Congress to Support 'a National Vision' to Prevent Maternal Deaths
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs encouraged Congress to strengthen efforts by states to prevent maternal mortality by increasing federal support to understand why mothers are dying and what we can collectively do to turn the trend around.
"The United States' rising maternal mortality rate, as reported from national surveillance systems, continues to generate alarm and confusion," Andria Cornell, AMCHP's senior program manager for women's health, said during her presentation at the July 23 briefing, Maternal Mortality: Legislative and Government Action to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes, sponsored by Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.). Read the story, which includes a link to the prepared presentation.
Get Up to Date on Federal MCH Policy
The next event in the All-Member National MCH Policy Call series will take place on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 2-3 p.m. ET.