CMS Revokes Obama-Era Guidance On Abortion Providers In State Medicaid Programs

February 09, 2018
The Trump administration may be on the verge of allowing Texas to regain tens of millions of dollars in federal Medicaid money that it lost under the Obama administration when the state excluded Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from its low-income women’s health program. The policy change, signaled by a short letter from CMS to state Medicaid directors last month, could embolden other states to eliminate organizations that perform abortions from their Medicaid programs as well, industry insiders say...

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