ACOG Congressional Briefing on Progress in Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

A New Landscape and Next Steps


This Congressional briefing examined recent legislative and regulatory changes to postpartum Medicaid policy and urged Congress to do more to ensure all Medicaid-eligible individuals are covered through the critical postpartum period.  

Our expert panel included:

  • Cindy Mann from Manatt Health and former Deputy Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 
  • Dr. Charlene Collier, Director and Co-Founder of the Mississippi perinatal quality collaborative and Chair of the maternal mortality review committee;  
  • Representative Kamia Brown, Florida House of Representatives and champion of legislation to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage;
  • Kelly Cunningham, Medicaid Administrator, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services.