This bill would direct the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to implement the Perinatal Care Alternative Payment Model Demonstration Project to test various payment models with respect to maternity care provided to pregnant and postpartum individuals and for other purposes.
The Tech to Save Moms Act makes investments in evidence-based digital to reduce maternal mortality, severe maternal morbidity, and maternal health disparities. The Tech to Save Moms Act will: 1. Require the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation to consider models that improve the integration of telehealth services in maternal health care. 2. Provide funding for technology-enabled collaborative learning and capacity building models that will develop and disseminate instructional programming and training for maternity care providers in underserved areas. 3. Establish a grant program to promote digital tools designed to address racial and ethnic disparities in maternal health outcomes, particularly in underserved communities. 4. Commission a comprehensive study on the use of technology in maternity care to reduce maternal mortality, morbidity, and disparities.