- American women are dying at higher rates in pregnancy than women in other high-income countries, despite Americans paying far more for maternity care.
- Value-based care programs can improve health outcomes for those who are pregnant, advance health equity, and lower health care costs.
- Providers are increasingly engaging in value-based care for healthier patients.
- Congress and the Administration can take key steps now to further support the adoption of value-based care to encourage healthier pregnant people and babies.
Publication Date: March 2022