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Blueprint Legislative Priority

Prioritize the Health and Wellbeing of Mothers Postpartum

House Bill 174 would extend Medicaid eligibility for certain new mothers for up to 12 months postpartum so they can have continuous, uninterrupted access to health care.

Review the Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children policy priority fact sheet. Learn more about HB 174 in this video.


HB 174 is sponsored by Representative McKenzie Cantrell. It has passed the Kentucky House and Senate as part of Senate Bill 178 and has been signed by the Governor.

Read the latest statement from Kentucky Youth Advocates on HB 174.

Signed by the Governor