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Maternal CARE Act
Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies Act

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A bill to support States in their work to end preventable morbidity and mortality in maternity care by using evidence-based quality improvement to protect the health of mothers during pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period and to reduce neonatal and infant mortality, to eliminate racial disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.

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08/22/2018Introduced in Senate

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08/22/2018Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Senate Finance08/22/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (08/22/2018)

Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies Act or the Maternal CARE Act

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to health professional training programs for training that addresses implicit bias (e.g., racial bias) in the practice of obstetrics and gynecology.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the Health Resources and Services Administration must award grants to up to 10 states for pregnancy medical home programs that reduce adverse maternal health outcomes and racial disparities. Among other requirements, such programs must prioritize the care of Medicaid enrollees.

The National Academy of Medicine must make recommendations for incorporating bias recognition in clinical skills tests at medical schools.