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Warren Wins Applause for Addressing High Black Maternal Mortality Rates, But Experts Say Plan to Fix Crisis Needs Work

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Warren Wins Applause for Addressing High Black Maternal Mortality Rates, But Experts Say Plan to Fix Crisis Needs Work

Julia Conley, staff writer

While Sen. Elizabeth Warren drew praise for calling attention to the high rate of maternal mortality in the U.S. and the disproportionate number of black women who die in childbirth, some progressives pushed the 2020 presidential candidate to ensure that inequities aren't worsened through her plan to fight the crisis.

At the She the People Presidential Forum in Houston late Wednesday, Warren spoke about her plan to reduce maternal mortality rates in hospitals through financial incentives.

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Maternal mortality is a complex issue here in the U.S. as is the increase in rates of mortality.

Here are a few nuts and bolts regarding Warren’s plan:

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“[A]n incredibly detailed answer”

That, like her plan for bankster crime (see today’s segments on the subject at The Real News Network), doesn’t seem to have sought input from anyone with actual experience in the area.

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Fuck the experts! They are proven to be wrong.

Liz, get with Bernie on this Actual Medicare for All and this problem can be corrected right away.