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Virtual Panel: What’s Next: Maternal Care in Texas

September 15, 2021 @ 2:30 pm 3:30 pm UTC+0 Virtual Panel

The MolinaCares Accord, in collaboration with Molina Healthcare of Texas recently hosted a virtual panel, What’s Next: Maternal Care in Texas.

Topics covered ranged from Texas’ high maternal mortality rate, COVID-19’s impact on maternal care, access to care, reaching the underinsured and uninsured, to how to improve the number of healthy babies and healthy births.

Chris Coffey, plan president of Molina Healthcare of Texas, gave opening remarks while Marina Riker, reporter with the San Antonio Express-News, served as moderator to the expert panel.

Panelists included Ina Minjarez, state representative for District 124 (Bexar County); Natasha Bridges, senior director of family and children’s services at Catholic Charities Archdiocese of San Antonio; Kori Eberle, project director of the City of San Antonio Metro Health’s Healthy Start program; Ashley Green, co-founder of Latched Support; and Dr. Patrick Ramsey, director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship training program and vice chair for the Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies.

Virtual Panel