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Planned Parenthood has pulled out of Title X federal funding

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Planned Parenthood has pulled out of Title X federal funding
Planned Parenthood has pulled out of Title X federal funding

THE TITLE 10PROGRAM IS THELARGESTFEDERALLYFUNDED FAMILYPLANNINGPROGRAM IN THECOUNTRY, ABOUT 4MILLION WOMENARE SERVEDNATIONWIDE.THE TRUMPADMINISTRATIONHAS SAID TOACCESS THISFEDERALLYFUNDEDPROGRAM, CLINICSCAN NOT REFERWOMEN WHO AREPREGNANT TOABORTIONPROVIDERS ORDISCUSS THATOPTION IN ANYWAY."ONE OF THEMISNUMBERS ISTHAT THISFUNDING HAS ANDCOULD BE USEDFOR ABORTIONSAND THAT ISSOMETHING THATHAS NEVERHAPPENED.WE ARE NOT ABLETO USE THATFUNDING IN THATWAY.THEY'RECOMPLETELYSEPPERATE."11:12:19:19"RATHER THANCOMPLY, PLANNEDPARENTHOOD HASDECIDED TO EXITTHE PROGRAMTHUS LOSING IT'SFUNDING.NOW THISLOCATION INCOUNCIL BLUFFS,IOWA IS EXPECTEDTO TAKE A HITWHILE THISLOCATION INOMAHA, NEBRASKASHOULDN'T SEETOO MANYCHANGES." "INTERMS OFPATIENTS ITREALLY HAS NOIMPACT INNEBRASKA INPARTICULAR.WE'RE REALLYFORTUNATE TOHAVE SOMEPRIVATE FUNDINGTHAT HELPSCOVER A LOT OFTHE SAME COSTSTHAT TITLE X DIDFOR NEBRASKAPATIENTS."11:07:31:05 IN IOWATHE IMPACT MAYBE DIRECT."THEY MIGHT SEEHAVING TO PAY ALITTLE BIT MOREFOR SOME OF THESERVICES.SOME OF THEOTHER SERVICESMAY BECOMPLETELYCOVERED STILL ASTHEY HAVE BEEN INTHE PAST."11:08:55:08 BUTTHERE ARE OTHERWAYS TO HELPCOVER THE COSTSOF THE SERVICESTHAT PLANNEDPARENTHOODPROVIDES.LIKE MEDICAID ANDOTHER STATEPROGRAMS."TRYING TO HELPPATIENTS FIGUREOUT OTHER MEANSTO GET THOSESERVICESCOVERED IS WHATWE'RE REALLYFOCUSING ONRIGHT NOW."11:09:52:29 RIGHTNOW SOME FEARTHAT THEREDUCTION TOFUNDINGNATIONWIDE MAYLEAD TO APUBLIC-HEALTHISSUE."YOUNG GIRLSTHAT MIGHT GOTHERE TO GETBIRTH CONTROL,YOU'RE GONA HAVETHE TEENPREGNANCY RATEGO OR THEY'REGOING TO GOOTHER WAYS TODEAL WITH THEPREGNANCY THATMAY NOT BE ASSAFE AND ASCOMFORTABLE.""WE'VE ALREADYSEEN THIS IN IOWA,WHERE STDRATES, SINCE THESTATE TOOK AWAYFUNDING FROMPLANNEDPARENTHOOD,WE'RE SEEN STIRATES START TOINCREASE IN THATSTATE IN A WAYTHEY HAVEN'TINCREASED INNEBRASKA."11:11:17:09REPORTING INOMAHA, RUTAULCINAITE, 3 NEWSNOW.PLANNEDPARENTHOOD HASDUBBED THIS NEWGUIDLINE AS A"GAG RULE" -MAKING ITIMPOSSIBLE FORDOCTORS TOFULLY DO THEIRJOBS AND PROVIDEWOMEN WITHNECESSARY CARE.AFTER OPTING OUTOF TITLE TEN,THEY SAY THEYCAN NOW FULLYPROVIDE CAREFOR THOSE WHONEED IT.




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