Extended Medicaid coverage looks to address racial disparities in maternity care


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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