Fact Sheets and Issue Briefs
Ensuring Coverage for Reproductive Health Services during the Zika Virus Outbreak: the Critical Role of Medicaid
Stemming the Zika Virus: The Importance of Access to Care for Women and Men of Reproductive Age
The Opioid Epidemic: Implications for MCH Populations
Promoting Workplace Breastfeeding Accommodations: Regulations, Best Practices, and the Critical Role of Title V Programs
Health Reform & Women's Health
Health Reform & Breastfeeding
Title V Program Approaches to Lower Non-Medically Indicated Deliveries before 39 Weeks Gestation
Opportunities to Optimize Access to Prenatal Care Through Health Transformation
Health Reform & Adolescent Health
Health Reform & Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
The Affordable Care Act & CYSHCN: Coverage & Benefits for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Other Developmental Disabilities
Stories of the Newly Enrolled: How New ACA Coverage Options are Impacting Women and Families Raising Children with Special Health Care Needs
Health Reform & the Medical Home Model
Mental Health Parity for Medicaid & CHIP Populations
Section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act: An Opportunity for Innovation in Maternal & Child Health
AMCHP Comments on Essential Health Benefits
The Essentials: Opportunities for Title V Programs and the Essential Health Benefits
Opportunities and Strategies for Improving Preconception Health through Health Reform
The Affordable Care Act: Coordinating Toll-Free Information Services
Title V National Performance Measures and the Affordable Care Act
Low-risk, Primary Cesarean Births in Medicaid: NAMD/AMCHP Issue Brief
Connecting the Dots to Improve Birth Outcomes: Key Considerations and Recommendations from a National Meeting
State Title V Program Approaches to Improving Birth Outcomes Lowering Non-Medically Indicated Deliveries
Promoting Innovation in State & Territorial MCH Policymaking (PRISM) Learning Community (2019)
The first virtual learning session of the PRISM Learning Community discusses the logistical, legislative, and legal issues around universal testing/screening for substance use in pregnant and parenting women and their newborns.
Scott L. Wexelblatt, MD - Regional medical director for newborn services for the Cincinnati region. He is an assistant professor in the Division of Neonatology, Perinatal Institute at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Kristina Box, MD, FACOG - Indiana State Health Commissioner
Indra Wood Lusero, Esq. - Staff Attorney with the National Advocates for Pregnant Women, and founder of the Birth Rights Bar Association and Elephant Circle, birth justice capacity-building organizations.
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Public Health Approaches to Address the Opioid Epidemic: Cross-Sector Collaboration in MCH
This webinar, presented in partnership with the Association of State & Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), focused on public health strategies to address the growing opioid crisis among maternal and child health populations. Support for this webinar was provided by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
- Jay Butler, MD - President, Board of Directors, ASTHO and Director of Public Health, Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
- Dina Lieser, MD, FAAP - Senior Advisor at MCHB's Division of Home Visiting and Early Childhood Systems
- Patricia Tille, MS Ed - Chief, Bureau of Population Health and Community Services, Division of Public Health Services, New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
- Christina Mullins - Director, Office of Maternal, Child and Family Health, West Virginia Department of Health
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Improving Coverage and Care for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (October 2015)
To address the health coverage issues experienced by pregnant and postpartum women, AMCHP co-presented a webinar with the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation (NIHCM), with support from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau. This webinar was designed to help state-level public health and MCH professionals understand the ways to help women and families navigate their health insurance options to improve women's overall health and birth outcomes.
- Dania Palanker, JD, MPP - Senior Counsel, Health & Reproductive Rights, National Women's Law Center
- Karen Shea, MSN - Vice President, Maternal and Child Services, Anthem, Inc.
- Todd Slettvet, MA - Section Manager, Division of Health Care Services, Washington State Health Care Authority
To access a recorded version of the webinar, click here.
For the presentation slides, click here.
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