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3 Ways We’re Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

For over a decade, covering Americans with health insurance has been the priority of many policymakers. Today, more than 91% have some form of health insurance. The challenge now is making that coverage affordable by addressing the underlying costs of health care. Lower health care costs lead to lower health insurance costs.
Article May 14, 2021

Webinar: Confronting Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

The National Association of Black Journalists webinar on May 19, BCBSA will preview The Health of America Report® on "Racial Disparities in Maternal Health" and host a discussion with health equity leaders on the current state of racial disparities in healthcare.
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Racial Disparities in Maternal Health

Pregnant women in the United States are more than twice as likely to die from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth than those in most other high-income countries in the world. This study examines variations in many of these SMM rates, as well as the most common risk factors for those events, between white, Black and Hispanic communities.