HHSC/DSHS: Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force
The Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force studies maternal mortality and morbidity by studying and reviewing cases of pregnancy-related deaths and trends in severe maternal morbidity, determining the feasibility of the task force studying cases of severe maternal morbidity, and recommending ways to help reduce the incidence of pregnancy-related deaths and severe maternal morbidity in Texas. The Task Force met to hear the findings and recommendations of their legislatively required report. These findings and recommendations were presented to the House Committee on Public Health and are presented in this document. For additional information, see the report on the Committee on Public Health.