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MedArrive Partners with Ouma
MedArrive, the leading mobile-integrated care management solution, today announced a partnership with Ouma Health, a total maternity telehealth services company, to bring comprehensive maternal-fetal care directly into the homes of vulnerable women on Medicaid. The collaboration aims to improve the health of pregnant women and their newborns, especially those at high risk, by adding a vital service to MedArrive’s growing ecosystem of specialty care providers that managed Medicaid health plans can leverage for members in their homes.
Stork Club Adds Doula Program
Stork Club, a family-building benefits solution, announced that its proprietary Birth Doula program is now available under commercial insurance coverage across the US. According to the company, Stork Club is the first provider in the US to offer managed birth doula care under employer-sponsored health plans. Given their commitment to cost-effective, evidence-based care, Stork Club also announced the results of the study, currently under peer review in a leading academic journal, indicate that Stork Club doula care was associated with a 45% reduction in unnecessary c-sections and a 58% reduction in preterm births compared to national averages.
Cigna Covers Leva
Axena Health announced that Cigna, one of the largest healthcare insurance providers in the United States with approximately 15 million members, has added the Leva Pelvic Health System as a covered treatment for stress, urgency and mixed urinary incontinence (UI) in women. The Leva Pelvic Health System is a prescription digital therapeutic (PDT) that guides women through pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT), offering an easy, convenient way for women to treat UI and chronic fecal incontinence (FI) by strengthening their pelvic floor muscles.