New Opportunities for Integrating and Improving Health Care for Women, Children, and Their Families

Publication date: 
February, 2012
Source(s): 
The Commonwealth Fund

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act gives states new tools and funding to integrate public and private delivery of health care services. This Commonwealth Foundation issue brief highlights the efforts of Colorado, Florida, Ohio and Vermont to integrate health care services for low-income women and children to improve outcomes and reduce costs, especially through state Title V maternal and child health programs.