XU graduate students selected HCAN to provide support for writing a proposal on behalf of HCAN’s Pregnancy Care Coordination Program to secure funding to purchase portable cribs.
Health Care Access Now is one of five projects being funded by Ohio Medicaid in its work to combat infant mortality.
Health Care Access Now was part of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health’s March 24 kickoff event for national Minority Health Month. CEO Judith Warren brought a display featuring HCAN programs and services and shared information with attendees.
The Ohio Commission on Infant Mortality has just released its first official report and recommendations. Health Care Access Now joins Senator Shannon Jones and the Commission in this important work. Ohio ranks 45th in the nation in infant mortality and nearly last for African American babies. We’re committed to working together to reduce these numbers. To see the full report, go to: http://bit.ly/1MDtKZL. To see the press conference, go to http://bit.ly/1S44cXq.
The Ohio Senate has made some bill amendments to improve pregnancies for at-risk women. The Hannah report discusses detailed information including the following, "Sen. Jones said the amendment makes a number of improvements including clarifications on reimbursements to support other initiatives targeting infant mortality and standards hubs must meet.