Slide 15. Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.

On July 13, 2012, Carolyn Clancy made this presentation at the meeting of the National Advisory Council.

Slide 15. Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.

  • AHRQ's "Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Section (VBAC): New Insights" and Medicaid Medical Directors Learning Network:
    • Evidence report suggests that VBAC may be safe in large hospitals but research is mixed on outcomes in other settings, such as rural hospitals.
    • Medicaid officials used findings to identify settings where VBAC services could be performed safely.

Image: A photograph of a newborn baby is shown.


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Internet Citation: Slide 15. Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.. November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/news/events/nac/2012-07-nac/clancy/clancy0713sl15.html