Maryland Senate leaders release slate of recommendations on racial inequities

The report’s recommendations include extending Medicaid coverage for new mothers, providing prenatal care to undocumented immigrants, launching a state pilot program for mold remediation in schools and public housing, altering the makeup of several state boards and changes to state contract programs for minority-owned businesses. Doula services for expectant mothers might be covered by Medicaid under a proposed two-county pilot program, and the report also called for statewide recommendations on midwife privileges at hospitals in the state.

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