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Posts by Mark Clapp, MD

  • Following the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the Medicaid expansions supported by the federal government were associated with significant increases in preconception insurance coverage for low-income women, according to a study by obstetrician–gynecologists and health policy analysts at Mass General.


Dr. Clapp completed medical school at the University of North Carolina, his master of public health at Harvard University, and residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He currently is a maternal-fetal medicine fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and has a research interest in quality and safety and the implications of health policies on maternity care. His recent work has focused the effects of insurance coverage changes on women’s access to maternity care and the application of the Levels of Maternal Care hospital designation system. Dr. Clapp is currently exploring novels uses of electronic health record data for accurate risk prediction in obstetrics, which is focused on reducing severe maternal morbidity and mortality.

Obstetrics & Gynecology Care at Mass General

The Mass General Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology offers the highest level of care to women. Our clinical and research team is a leader in advancing treatments for gynecologic cancers, menopause, high-risk obstetrics, infertility and urogynecology.