The representatives marked below think our infant mortality rate is a crisis, but just two weeks ago, they voted to eliminate access to a Medicaid Optional program to provide prenatal care to low-income women in Ohio. Hypocrisy much?
Feel free to call your representative and tell them that you value access to health care for all Ohio women and that they should work to restore full funding for Medicaid Optional programs in the state budget.
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INFANT MORTALITY (LaTourette, S., Antonio, N.) To declare Ohio’s rate of infant mortality a public health crisis and urge comprehensive preterm birth risk screening for all pregnant women in Ohio.
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