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Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Medicaid Exclusion
The provider claims the state is breaking federal law
"...decision to exclude the reproductive health provider from the Medicaid program...."

Nov. 23, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Sends Final Notice to Kick Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid
Planned Parenthood says: We'll see you in court
"...their months-long promise to boot Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid...."

Dec. 20, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid Could be Illegal
Feds: Booting PP from Medicaid puts important health care at risk
"...government is stepping into the state’s decision to end Medicaid enrollment for Planned Parenthood clinics...."

Oct. 28, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Judge Blocks Texas From Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid
State determined to have provided "no evidence" of wrongdoing
"...Texas health officials from kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid on Tuesday, writing that the action would stand against..."

Feb. 21, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

After Cutting Medicaid, State Raids Planned Parenthood
Provider may seek legal recourse
"...cavalierly announced they would cut off Planned Parenthood from Medicaid enrollment, representatives of the inspector general’s office at the..."

Oct. 23, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

State Cuts Medicaid for Planned Parenthood
State claims "misconduct" in undercover, dubious sting videos
"...morning, Governor Greg Abbott announced the state will end Medicaid enrollment for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers...."

Oct. 19, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

State: Give Us That Medicaid Money We Said We Didn’t Want
Texas lost out on a boatload of money when it declined to expand Medicaid. Now it wants that cash.
"...Texas' move to kick Planned Parenthood out of a Medicaid waiver program for low-income women, a decision that flew..."

May 26, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Federal Judge (Temporarily) Blocks Texas From Denying Planned Parenthood Patients Medicaid
Medicaid removal will not take effect until at least Feb. 21
"...blocking Texas officials from removing Planned Parenthood from the Medicaid program until at least Feb. 21...."

Jan. 19, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Obama Administration Extends Short-Term Medicaid Funds in Texas
Feds, state reach deal on 15-month extension to assist hospitals
"...Obama administration has agreed to extend a short-term hospital Medicaid program that assists treating low-income, uninsured Texans, a victory..."

May 2, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Planned Parenthood Fights Texas in Court to Save Medicaid
Providers say Medicaid exclusion would be "devastating"
"...halt state officials’ plans to boot the provider from Medicaid, as promised last month...."

Jan. 18, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Medicaid and the Lege: Throw 'Em in the Street?
'Dropping out of Medicaid' may not be so easy for Texas
"...Texas Republicans are backing away from rhetoric about dumping Medicaid as a new state report finds that leaving it..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Medicaid Patients Face a Future Without Planned Parenthood
“I don’t know where I would go”
"...group home when she moved to Austin. The 20-year-old Medicaid recipient needed birth control, but as a rape survivor,..."

Feb. 17, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Health and Human Services: Screw Medicaid – We Need Drug Testing!
"...Despite Gov. Rick Perry's declared opposition to Medicaid expansion, there is little doubt that the topic will..."

Dec. 14, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Will Medicaid Buy a Medical School?
Waiver program could have payoff of hundreds of millions
"...The potential use of the program, known as the "Medicaid 1115 Waiver," presents what med school supporters are calling..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Injunction Lifted in Case to Oust Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid Provider
Planned Parenthood mulls legal options as February cutoff date approaches
"...order blocking Texas from ousting Planned Parenthood affiliates as Medicaid health care providers. A three-judge panel of the New..."

Jan. 25, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Planned Parenthood's Standoff to Save Medicaid Continues
Hearing concludes Thursday, with a ruling expected before the weekend
"...court hearings challenging Texas officials’ decision to cut off Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas, including Austin..."

Jan. 19, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Study: Less Contraception, More Medicaid Births After Planned Parenthood Ban
Where contraception access is strained, Medicaid births rise
"...goal was to decrease staggering state costs associated with Medicaid births. The program, implemented in 2007, sought to provide..."

Feb. 3, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Blocks Planned Parenthood from Medicaid
PP says: We'll see you in court
"...their months-long promise to kick Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid. More than a year after Gov. Greg Abbott announced..."

Dec. 23, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Movies or Medicaid: A False Choice at the Texas Legislature
Another tug o’ war over funding for Texas’ film, TV, and gaming industry rebate program
"...to health spending, including $15 million as contingency extended Medicaid coverage for new mothers, from the current limit of..."

April 12, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Troubles With Medicaid
"...a time trying to find a doctor who accepts Medicaid. I called Seton hospital for a list, and there..."

Sept. 11, 2006 Postmarks

Planned Parenthood Fights Texas In Court to Save Medicaid
Providers say Medicaid exclusion would be "devastating"

Jan. 20, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Judge Blocks Texas From Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Medicaid
State determined to have provided "no evidence" of wrongdoing

Feb. 24, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Medicaid Exclusion
The provider claims the state is breaking federal law

Nov. 27, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

State Cuts Medicaid for Planned Parenthood
State claims "misconduct" in undercover, dubious sting videos

Oct. 23, 2015 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Court to Texas: Follow Medicaid Rules or Lose Fed Money
State-funded WHP set to begin Jan. 1

Dec. 28, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Road to Recovery
A private health care consultant has improved efficiency at the county's primary health care clinics. Looming Medicaid cuts protenda new crisis.
"...to around 40,000 Travis County patients -- most on Medicaid or lacking health insurance -- each year. But both..."

Sept. 15, 2000 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Dickensian Texas
Budget boss warns ending Medicaid means patients on the street
"...with the Tea Party plan to drop out of Medicaid, that will mean that Texans suffering from horrible, life-threatening..."

Nov. 24, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

"Rosie's Law" Takes Bold Stand for Choice, Women's Health
Sheryl Cole's bill would cover abortion care for Medicaid enrollees
"...expand abortion care for women enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program...."

Feb. 15, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Are Women Being Served?
Preliminary numbers say Texas WHP is doing fine
"...the same period in 2012, when the program was Medicaid-paid and included Planned Parenthood as the single largest provider..."

March 19, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Is the Women's Health Program Dead?
Feds won't agree to exclude PP
"...of Health and Human Services' Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has denied Texas' bid to renew the successful..."

Dec. 13, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

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