Status Summary

06/08/2021 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 71.

Legislative Session

2021

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Warnock, Raphael G

This act will direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a competitive grant program for eligible organizations to develop best practices that aim to improve maternal and infant health outcomes and eliminate preventable maternal mortality. Grants will also be used to provide technical assistance to implement best practices, work towards integration of of community-based services and clinical care, and for organizations to collaborate with state mortality review committees to to identify issues with development and implementation of best practices.