The Leapfrog Group, in partnership with the nation's four largest health plans- Aetna, Cigna, UnitedHealthcare, and WellPoint- is pleased to offer this webpage for healthcare providers and stakeholders committed to reducing the rate of early elective newborn deliveries in hospitals across the country. The Leapfrog Group has been collecting and publicly reporting on rates of early elective deliveries since 2010. For more information on Leapfrog's early elective deliveries measure and hospital performance, please visit www.leapfroggroup.org/TooEarlyDeliveries.
This webpage includes links to articles and resources that may be helpful to providers and others working to reduce the rates of early elective deliveries.
The Leapfrog Hospital Survey Reference Book, page 33-44 (includes list of measure exclusions)
Peer Reviewed Articles
Tools for Providers
Please contact Erica Mobley at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions regarding these materials or suggestions on content to be added.