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Access to Rural Maternity Care

Description
Policy paper describing obstetric care for rural women in the U.S. Covers challenges to providing access to rural maternity care, such as healthcare quality, birth outcomes, workforce shortages, access, and financial challenges. Includes discussion on policy alternatives and considerations to address workforce issues, barriers to practicing obstetrics in rural areas, and increasing access to maternity care services.
Author(s)
Britta Anderson, Adam Gingery, Maeve McClellan, et al.
Date
01/2019
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Access · Maternal health and prenatal care · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physicians · Policy · Women