Data show that state paid leave programs help to increase labor force participation among women, improve economic stability for families, strengthen businesses and grow state economies WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 5, 2024 – New analysis from the National...
The foundation of how health care is paid for is being rewritten right now. Government decision-makers and health care industry leaders from across the country are working to shift health care payment from paying for volume, called fee for service (FFS), to paying for value, called value-based payment (VBP).
Business leaders join together to call for paid family and medical leave.
The Problem: Deficiencies in neighborhoods’ physical conditions impair the health of pregnant people and their infants
The Problem: Untreated maternal mental health means worse health outcomes for moms and babies
The Problem: Health care and support for pregnant people with substance use disorder are inaccessible and inequitable, and instead they are shamed, stigmatized, and punished.
The Problem: Mass incarceration is hurting pregnant people and their infants.
The Problem: Racism is hazardous to the health of pregnant people and their infants
The Problem: Our climate is getting hotter and it risks the health of moms and babies
The Problem: The lack of national paid leave compromises the health and well-being of pregnant people and their infants
The Problem: The homelessness crisis is worsening and imperils pregnant people and their infants.
The Problem: Many immigrants are denied access to health care, leaving moms and babies at risk