After Aspen: Driving health equity action

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) is addressing some of most pressing health care issues in America and continued to advance and elevate health equity conversations among key stakeholders via a variety of hosted sessions at Aspen Ideas: Health in Aspen, Colorado (June 2022).

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Maternal Health

Pregnancy and childbirth complications in the United States have increased among all women by about 9% between 2018-2020. Moreover, racial and ethnic disparities in those complications persist. Black, Latina and Asian women all continue to fare worse than White women when it comes to the likelihood of complications.