Tag Archives: Medicaid
Texas' premature birth rate is higher than the national average, and pregnant women of color are less likely to access prenatal care than are white women....Read More
Texas health officials are retooling the state family planning safety net in advance of a summer launch, and providers are hoping for expanded services....Read More
A new study released Wednesday reports that after anti-abortion Texas lawmakers blocked Planned Parenthood from participating in the Texas Women’s Health Pro...Read More
The number of uninsured Hispanic children in Texas is dropping after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, but the state is still tied with Georgia for...Read More
The plaintiffs — including single moms and a rape survivor — detail their struggles accessing care in a federal lawsuit.
In their sworn statements, the ‘Jane Doe’ plaintiffs describe themselves as single mothers, college students and even rape survivors. All are asking the cou...Read More
Patients say they'll 'lose their provider of choice,' a violation of federal law, if Texas boots Planned Parenthood from Medicaid.
In court documents, Planned Parenthood argues that Texas’ actions violate the federal Social Security Act, which allows Medicaid patients to choose their own ...Read More
Thirty-eight years ago, a young woman in McAllen died of an illegal abortion. Today her story is more relevant than ever.
On a June afternoon in McAllen in 1978, Diana Rivera, posing as a young pregnant woman, walked into the home of a local midwife. At Rivera’s side was a female...Read More