Task Force on Maternal Health Data and Quality Measure Report 2023

The State Health Commissioner presents the 2023 annual and final report of the Task Force on Maternal Health Data and Quality Measures (the Task Force). During the 2021 General Assembly Special Session I, the General Assembly enacted Chapter 215 [HB 2111], which tasked the State Health Commissioner with establishing the Task Force for the purpose of evaluating maternal health data collection processes to guide policies in the Commonwealth to improve maternal care, quality, and outcomes for all birthing people in the Commonwealth. The Task Force is required to report its findings to the Governor and General Assembly by December 1 of each year and conclude its work by December 1, 2023. This report contains summaries of 2022 and 2023 Task Force meetings and the final recommendations from the Task Force. This report will be available on December 1, 2023, to the General Assembly and the Governor. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) provided staff support, meeting coordination, and assistance with writing this report to the Task Force.