US SB796 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on March 17 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-06-23 - Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique needs of pregnant and postpartum veterans, particularly regarding mental and behavioral health conditions in relation to the service of the veterans in the Armed Forces. Additionally, the Government Accountability Office must report on maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity among pregnant and postpartum veterans, with a focus on racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes for veterans.

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Title

Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-06-23SenateCommittee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
2021-03-17SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

Same As/Similar To

HB958 (Related) 2021-05-13 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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Bill Comments 750

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