Maternity and Infertility Care

Maternity and Infertility Care

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Spotlight on: Maternity and Infertility Care

Although the University has a slightly older population than many other employers, we still have a large number of maternity claims, and a few that result in premature deliveries and high claim costs. As a result, it was important to me to be a part of the Learning Network, and to be involved in shaping the employer value statements for maternity and infertility care.

Karen Chapin, University of Minnesota

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The Minnesota Health Action Group has created a Maternity and Infertility Care Purchaser’s Guide to help employers increase the value of supply-sensitive care1 that is subject to overuse or inappropriate use. The information in this Guide provides an outline of work the Action Group and some of its members did to address maternity and infertility care.

To read or download this guide, click here.

1Supply sensitive care includes services that are overused because of the supply of providers such as hospital beds, physician specialists, imaging equipment etc. available in a particular area or region of the country. According to the Dartmouth Atlas Project, supply-sensitive care varies widely across the U.S.

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