CMS Toolkit for State Medicaid and CHIP Agencies

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a new Increasing Access, Quality, and Equity in Postpartum Care in Medicaid and CHIP: A Toolkit for State Medicaid and CHIP Agencies. This toolkit provides practical information to help agencies maximize the use of existing authorities to increase postpartum care access, quality, and equity for Medicaid and CHIP beneficiaries. The toolkit also includes a strategy checklist and suggestions for partnering with Medicaid and CHIP managed care plans to implement QI strategies.

For more information and resources, please visit the CMS Postpartum Care Quality webpage. If you have any questions, and for additional information on CMS’ Medicaid and CHIP quality improvement technical assistance, please contact CMS at