H.R.6141 - Protecting Moms Who Served Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] (Introduced 03/09/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/23/2020 Committee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6141 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/09/2020)
Protecting Moms Who Served Act
This bill authorizes an appropriation to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for FY2022 to improve maternity care coordination for women veterans throughout pregnancy and the one-year postpartum period.
The VA must submit a plan to improve maternity care coordination to fulfill the responsibilities and requirements in the Veterans Health Administration Handbook 1330.03 (or successor handbook).
The bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity among women veterans, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes.