Health

Maryland Department of Health announces expanded Medicaid coverage for new mothers

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday announced an expansion of Medicaid coverage for pregnant beneficiaries. The expansion will extend the period during which new mothers are eligible for postpartum care services from 60 days to 12 months. “By expanding postpartum care, Maryland has increased access to care during one of the most crucial times for new mothers, parents, …