After 52 deaths, TennCare wants to extend postpartum coverage from two months to one year
Nov. 6, 2019 | Brett Kelman | Nashville Tennessean
- Almost all deaths were drug related and deemed preventable
- 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.