Today, Governor Tom Wolf toured the Planned Parenthood
Elizabeth Blackwell Health Center in downtown Philadelphia and met with patients and staff of the facility, as well as local activists who were instrumental in defeating the attempted repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which would have had a devastating impact on Pennsylvanians and the commonwealth had it been enacted.
While the HHS ruling on Planned Parenthood
and its affiliates is final, it can be challenged by a Trump administration.
did wrong here, not David Daleiden.
As of late August, no federal law had defunded Planned Parenthood
, though Alabama, Louisiana, New Hampshire, Arkansas and Utah had defunded the organization at the state level.
is seeking a permanent injunction that would prevent the funding from being cut.
No two ways about it, business at Planned Parenthood
The state has said Planned Parenthood
received $51,000 in Medicaid funds in the fiscal year before Hutchinson's decision to terminate the contract.
4) Parent left solo or alone with the responsibility of parenthood
due to physical and/or mental incapacity of spouse as certified by a public medical practitioner;
By law, federal funding cannot be allocated for abortions (outside of certain exceptional cases), but allocating money to Planned Parenthood
for the provision of other medical services allows other funds to be re-allocated for abortions.
Meanwhile, Democrats called the move an all-out attack on women's access to health care and said the rule could lead to women and low-income people having limited access to dozens of other free services Planned Parenthood
provides including pregnancy tests, cancer and sexually transmitted disease screening and contraception.
health centers are also by far the most likely to accommodate clients who have difficulty taking time off from work or family responsibilities to obtain care: Seventy-eight percent of Planned Parenthood
health centers offer extended evening or weekend hours versus 57% of FQHCs and just 18% of health departments.
It came the same day a federal district court in Louisiana told that state it could not legally kick Planned Parenthood
out of its Medicaid program.