Women’s Health-Featured

Delaware and Georgia Use Innovative Strategies to Promote Women’s Health in Medicaid

Unplanned pregnancies present a challenge for many women, their families and communities, and are associated with a number of costly health outcomes, including delayed prenatal care, premature birth and low birth weight. Federal initiatives like the Collaborative Improvement & Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality (IM CoIIN) have helped to engage state leaders in efforts […]

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  • Maps
    Eligibility Levels for Coverage of Pregnant Women in Medicaid and CHIP

    Eligibility Levels for Coverage of Pregnant Women in Medicaid and CHIP

    *Updated January 2019 This National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) map provides eligibility levels for states’ Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage for pregnant women. Please see the accompanying chart for eligibility levels for states’ coverage in 2013, 2015, and 2017. Coverage levels for 2015 and 2017 include states’ modified adjusted gross income-converted eligibility levels. […]

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  • Publications
    Strategies to Increase Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) in Medicaid

    Strategies to Increase Access to Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) in Medicaid

    This issue brief, developed by NASHP and NICHQ, details the use of LARC in preventing unplanned pregnancies, the current availability and education for women, barriers to prescribing LARC, and potential Medicaid reimbursement models to improve LARC access. The issue brief was developed as part of the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network to Reduce Infant Mortality […]

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