As more new moms are dying, state looks to combat the issue with expanded coverage

Nov. 7, 2019 | Associated Press, Chris Conte | News Channel 5

TJC’s TAKEAWAY: This is a tremendous step in the right direction to address rising maternal mortality. Tennessee is currently ranked 41st in maternal mortality, moving down 8 spots from the previous year. For better health outcomes, women should have access to health coverage before, during, and after pregnancy.

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