HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra Tours New England, Announces $100 Million Investment in Women’s Healthcare Alongside the First Lady

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Secretary Visits New Hampshire to Highlight Biden-Harris Administration’s Efforts to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

This week, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra toured New England to highlighted how President Biden’s agenda is delivering for communities across the country.

under the American Rescue Plan Act. To date, CMS has approved these postpartum coverage extensions in states and DC and the Virgin Islands, Access to maternal health care for women in rural areas is shrinking across the country, and on Tuesday, the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services heard more about the problem in New Hampshire.In the birthing pavilion at Dartmouth-Hitchcock in Lebanon, Becerra and U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-New Hampshire, heard from providers about the expectant mothers in New Hampshire and Vermont who rely on the hospital....

“Clearly, we could do better, especially in rural communities where it takes forever to get to one of those major hospitals if you really need them,” Becerra said. “So we're going to try to do more and put assets in place in rural communities, so they can access the care they need faster.”…President Biden has received challenges on a number of healthcare issues, including costs, female reproductive rights and immigration.

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