By Rick Bell
There are multiple health care crises facing Americans. Drug pricing, opioid addiction, the list goes on. Maternity care should also be on this list.
Childbirth is the most common cause of U.S. hospitalizations among most employee populations and the cost of delivery
The odds of a woman having a cesarean delivery are too often impacted by where she lives or which hospital she chooses rather than a woman’s or baby’s risk factors. Interventions are appropriate and even lifesaving when pregnancies are high-risk. But for low-risk pregnancies, maternity care is one of the few areas of health care where doing less …read more