FHJP's Alison Yager Co-wrote an Article for Florida Policy Institute on the Need to Extend Postpartum Medicaid Coverage to 12 Months
71 Organizations and 206 Individuals Sign on to Letter in Support of Extending Medicaid's Postpartum Coverage in FL
FHJP's Alison Yager Quoted by The Tampa Bay Times on the Extension of Postpartum Care for Florida Moms
Pregnancy Medicaid coverage in Florida ends 60 days postpartum. Yet ongoing coverage is critical to addressing the state's maternal health crisis.
Numerous states have taken action to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage. See what's happening around the country.
Maternal health outcomes are getting worse, not better, and are marked by unacceptable racial disparities. Medicaid expansion has been shown to improve outcomes for mothers and babies. Florida cannot afford to ignore this opportunity.