The passage of the Covid stimulus package extends support for maternal health and raises questions about government support for maternal health initiatives. Remote patient monitoring continues to gain traction as the industry recognizes its benefits for issues like blood pressure management, and states expand coverage. Plus, new articles in our consumer corner from Babyscripts Senior Medical Director, Dr. Lauren Demosthenes.
3/18, Kaiser Family Foundation: Postpartum Coverage Extension in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
3/18, MIT Sloan: Digital health care is on the uptake, but 4 hurdles remain
3/14, The New York Times: Small Piece of the Stimulus Has Ambitious Aim of Saving Mothers’ Lives
3/12, Managed Healthcare Executive: Pandemic Opens Minds, Loosens Providers’ Purse Strings for Remote Patient Monitoring
3/12, Becker's Hospital Review: These states require remote patient monitoring coverage
3/8, Verywell Health: Have a UTI? You Might Not Be Getting the Right Treatment (feat. Dr. Lauren Demosthenes)