S. 411 — MOMMA’s Act *
Sponsor: Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Cosponsors: Duckworth (D-IL), Shaheen (D-NH), Brown (D-OH), Stabenow (D-MI), Blumenthal (D-CT), Klobuchar (D-MN), Smith (D-MN), Van Hollen (D-MD), Sanders (I-VT)
Summary of bill: To improve Federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes.
Specific to women’s health: “To develop and implement, through a robust, multi-stakeholder process, maternal safety bundles to assist States, perinatal quality collaboratives, and health care systems in aligning national, State, and hospital-level quality improvement efforts to improve maternal health outcomes, specifically the reduction of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity”