By Phil Galewitz | Kaiser Health News
For decades, doctors have been warned about the dangers of delivering babies early without a medical reason. But the practice remained stubbornly persistent.
Now, with pressure on doctors and hospitals from the federal government, private and public insurers and patient advocacy groups, the rate of elective deliveries before 39 weeks is dropping significantly, according to latest hospital survey from , a coalition of some of the nation’s largest corporations that buy health benefits for their employees.
The national average … Read