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Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act

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A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by developing maternity care quality measures and supporting maternity care quality collaboratives.


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Date
04/10/2018Introduced in Senate

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Date
04/10/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Senate Finance04/10/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/10/2018)

Quality Care for Moms and Babies Act

This bill directs the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to:

  • identify and publish a recommended core set of maternal and infant quality measures for women and children, as specified by the bill;
  • publish an initial core set of any such measures applicable to mothers and infants eligible under Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP);
  • establish a Maternal and Infant Quality Measurement Program; and
  • establish an online clearinghouse of resources for entities working to improve maternity and infant care quality.

The CMS may make grants to eligible entities for:

  • the development of new state and regional maternity and infant care quality collaboratives;
  • expanded activities of existing collaboratives; and
  • maternity and infant care initiatives within established state and regional quality collaboratives that are not focused exclusively on maternity care.