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  • The Black Maternal Health Caucus is organized around the goals of elevating the Black maternal health crisis within Congress and advancing policy solutions to improve maternal health outcomes and end disparities.

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July 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Representatives Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Alma Adams (NC-12), founders and co-chairs of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, convened more than 100 organizations working to address the Black maternal health crisis for a virtual stakeholder summit.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Congresswoman Lauren Underwood (IL-14) and Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chairs and co-founders of the Black Maternal Health Caucus, released the following statement on the introduction of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act. The legislation includes policies to incentivize states that have not expanded Medicaid to do so and to require states to extend Medic

November 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, Ph.D., (NC-12) released the following statement following the Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act, H.R. 4995, passing the Energy and Commerce Committee with bipartisan support:

November 13, 2019 Press Release

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee advanced bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing and ending America’s growing maternal mortality crisis. U.S.