HR 894

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 894

To amend title V of the Social Security Act to provide grants to States to establish State maternal mortality review committees on pregnancy-related deaths occurring within such States; to develop definitions of severe maternal morbidity and data collection protocols; and to eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 3, 2011

Mr. CONYERS (for himself and Ms. DEGETTE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend title V of the Social Security Act to provide grants to States to establish State maternal mortality review committees on pregnancy-related deaths occurring within such States; to develop definitions of severe maternal morbidity and data collection protocols; and to eliminate disparities in maternal health outcomes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS; PURPOSES.

SEC. 3. UNIFORM STATE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEES ON PREGNANCY-RELATED DEATHS.

`SEC. 514. UNIFORM STATE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEES ON PREGNANCY-RELATED DEATHS.

SEC. 4. NIH WORKSHOP AND RESEARCH PLAN DEVELOPMENT ON SEVERE MATERNAL MORBIDITY.

SEC. 5. ELIMINATING DISPARITIES IN MATERNITY HEALTH OUTCOMES.

`SEC. 317U. ELIMINATING DISPARITIES IN MATERNITY HEALTH OUTCOMES.

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