Improving birth outcomes not only enhances the lives of babies, mothers, and their families, but also can yield substantial savings, particularly to publicly financed programs such as Medicaid, which covers 53 percent of all Texas births.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) awarded more than $86 million in teen pregnancy prevention grants to nonprofit organizations, school districts, universities, and others.
Physicians now have a new option for providing select long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) to their Medicaid or Texas Women's Health Program (TWHP) patients.
The most common form of diabetes found in pregnant women is more prevalent than experts once thought, according to a new Medicaid report.
Read recent letters and testimonies on women’s health in Texas, presented by TMA physician leaders at the state capitol.
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