HHS Announces Efforts to Help Expand Nationwide Access and Coverage for High-quality Maternal Health Services Including Birthing Friendly Hospital Designation.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), is taking steps to improve maternal health and support the delivery of equitable, high-quality care for pregnancy and postpartum care by proposing a “Birthing-Friendly” designation to drive improvements in perinatal health outcomes and maternal health equity.

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