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  • New Federal Maternal Mental Health Bill Introduced Requiring Mental Health Coverage with No Cost Share for the Privately Insured

    A new Federal bill was introduced last week by Democratic Senators to expand mental health access for those who are pregnant and in the postpartum. U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) have introduced the Mental Health and Making Access More Affordable (MAMA) Act.

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  • Federal Maternal Mental Health Task Force Releases National Strategic Plan

    Our work shaping and reporting on national mental health policy is made possible through a 2023-2024 capacity grant from the…

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  • New CMS Rules Finalized Addressing Medicaid Provider Network Adequacy and Appointment Wait Times

    The new rules address “new standards to help states improve their monitoring of access to care by requiring the establishment of new standards for appointment wait times, use of secret shopper surveys, use of enrollee experience surveys, and requiring states to submit a managed care plan analysis of payments made by plans to providers for…

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  • Policy Center Urges NCQA to Require Mandatory HEDIS Reporting for Postpartum Depression

    Our work shaping and reporting on national mental health policy is made possible through a 2023-2024 capacity grant from a…

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  • New Bill Introduced to Support Military Maternal Mental Health

    New Bill Introduced to Support Military Maternal Mental Health By the Policy Center’s Legislative and Regulatory Policy Team Our work…

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  • HHS Launches Postpartum Maternal Health Collaborative

    HHS Launches Postpartum Maternal Health Collaborative By the Policy Center’s Legislative and Regulatory Policy Team Our work shaping and reporting…

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  • Comment Letter to the Maternal Mental Health Task Force

    Comment Letter to the Maternal Mental Health Task Force By Joy Burkhard, MBA Our work shaping and reporting on national…

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  • Comment Letter on Expanding Access to Paid Parental Leave

    Comment Letter on Expanding Access to Paid Parental Leave By Joy Burkhard, MBA Our work shaping and reporting on national…

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