December 12, 2022
Access & Coverage
  • Lawmakers in several conservative-led states are expected to consider proposals to extend postpartum Medicaid coverage. Montana Governor Greg Gianforte included 12-month postpartum eligibility in his proposed state budget. A Wyoming legislative committee voted 6-5 in August to introduce a bill in the next session and legislators in Missouri and Mississippi are also expected to examine postpartum eligibility bills. Thirty-five states and Washington, D.C., have already extended, or plan to extend, postpartum eligibility. (Article here)