Maryland Maternal Health Task Force

Statewide Task Force

Background

The Maryland Maternal Health Task Force was convened by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) to address the needs of pregnant and postpartum women in Maryland. The Task Force is chaired by MDH and brings together a diverse group of key stakeholders, including officials from state health governing bodies, departments, and agencies; professional organizations; maternity health care providers; insurance payers; patient advocacy groups; and local community organizations.

Purpose

The purpose of the Maryland Maternal Health Task Force is to advise and make recommendations to the Maryland Department of Health in order to:

Task Force Workgroups

Task Force members have been assigned to workgroups with the purpose of soliciting feedback and recommendations that will contribute to the development of a 5- year Maryland Maternal Health Strategic Plan. Task Force workgroups were formed around important focus areas: 1) maternal health data, 2) telemedicine, 3) quality improvement, 4) training innovation, and 5) policy.

Support Letter
The Maryland House of Delegates
Members
List of Task Force Members 2019/2020
Meetings

March 30, 2020

April 30, 2020

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