The Ohio Medicaid Perinatal episode of care covers care for the mother after delivery, including postpartum care such as follow-up visits, mental health evaluations, referrals, and education and counseling on topics including breastfeeding and reproductive health planning including contraception.

The episode of care includes potential complications that may arise during and/or after pregnancy, including bleeding, urination issues, postpartum depression, and readmissions.

Additional Resources

Patient Journey: Perinatal Episode (Ohio Medicaid)

Maternity Bundled Payment: A Literature Review (Bree Collaborative)

Establishing Maternity Episode Payment Models: Experiences from Ohio and Tennessee (LAN)

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