CCUSA, CHA, USCCB ask Congress to support Medicaid postpartum coverage

November 10, 2022

Catholic Charities USA, the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) urges Congress to establish 12-month Medicaid postpartum coverage and Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance continuous coverage for children as required federal benefits.

Making postpartum coverage mandatory for all Medicaid programs would not only save lives but also give new mothers and their children the security and support they need during the earliest days of their children’s lives.

The comment letter urges action in the remaining days of this Congress. Read the full letter

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