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Texas Axing Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission delivered a final legal notice to defund Planned Parenthood from the Medicaid program. In a provision under the state and federal law pertaining to Medicaid providers, the Office of the Inspector General wrote that the group is “not qualified to provide medical services in a professionally competent, safe, […]

houston matters microphoneThe Texas Health and Human Services Commission delivered a final legal notice to defund Planned Parenthood from the Medicaid program.

In a provision under the state and federal law pertaining to Medicaid providers, the Office of the Inspector General wrote that the group is “not qualified to provide medical services in a professionally competent, safe, legal, and ethical manner.”

We talk about the decision and its implications with Alexa Ura with The Texas Tribune.

MORE: Texas Officially Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid (Texas Tribune, Dec. 20, 2016)

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