Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Affiliate leaders are already busy in the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with efforts to increase access to midwifery care nationwide. ACNM will continue to support our affiliates for the 2020 state legislative sessions as they continue...

CMS Update

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CMS Approves Postpartum Medicaid Expansion in Additional States The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has approved Louisiana, Virginia, New Jersey, and Illinois’ extension of Medicaid and CHIP coverage for 12 months after pregnancy on or before April 1,...
Hip Hip Hooray! Join us in congratulating our Kansas ACNM Affiliate in becoming the 29th jurisdiction (28 states plus D.C.) to achieve FULL PRACTICE AUTHORITY for Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs). On Friday, April 15, 2022, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly (D)...
That’s a wrap! After several months of negotiation, Congress finally passed a $1.5 trillion spending bill funding the federal government through September 30, 2022. Signed by President Biden on March 15, the legislation includes all 12 annual appropriations bills...

Midwives-PAC Update

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The Midwives PAC, the fundraising arm of ACNM’s national advocacy efforts, is hard at work serving ACNM members! We are thrilled to be in-person for ACNM Annual Meeting in Chicago AND the PAC Rally! Make sure to purchase...
Last week, ACNM President-Elect, Cathy Collins-Fulea, DNP, CNM, FACNM, participated in a telebriefing for Congressional staff on the impacts of COVID-19 on the nation’s maternal care workforce. Organized by ACOG, the following providers joined ACNM on the panel: Denise...
Get excited for Winter Off the Hill Advocacy Week! Join us the week of January 23rd-27th!  to advocate for midwifery!!  Due to the pandemic, our Members of Congress and their staff have become more accessible through virtual meetings. Engagement with...

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