Extended Medicaid coverage looks to address racial disparities in maternity care

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Health care is an essential need. That’s one of the reasons Illinois expanded Medicaid for postpartum women, but it’s not the only reason; maternal death is a big concern in the state and the people who live here. “Any woman should have the care that she needs to deliver a healthy baby and care for that baby,” Springfield resident Jenny Barnes said.

via WRSP

April 20, 2021 at 06:55AM

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