And although Texas has made strides in helping women while at they are at the hospital and giving birth, and in extending Medicaid postpartum care, more needs to be done to ensure all Texas women receive early prenatal care and a full year of postpartum care.
This website includes the latest information from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission on the program eligibility process, patient benefits, program fact sheets, and outreach materials for three programs:
What else, you ask? You will find the updated version of THE TEXAS Long-Acting Reversible Contraception TOOLKIT which provides information that physicians and their teams can use to increase LARC availability and addresses some common billing and reimbursement questions. Interested in helping identify and provide treatment for women with postpartum depression? The Texas Clinician’s Postpartum Depression Toolkit (Vol2) is available to put all of the pieces together – from screening tools and treatment to coding and billing for uninsured and underinsured women.
Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies
Texas Perinatal Advisory Council
DSHS Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force
Got Maternal Mortality and Morbidity questions? Call the Knowledge Center.
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