Experts Unsure Telehealth Abortion Will Help Patients In Red States

By Cara Smith / June 24, 2022 at 10:33 AM
The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade Friday morning (June 24) left women rights advocates hopeful that accessing abortion pills via telehealth will serve as a lifeline for women seeking abortions in states where the procedure is banned or criminalized. But health care experts, lawyers and stakeholders say now that states are free to impose their own restriction on abortion access, telehealth may not be a simple option for reaching patients in Republican-controlled states. Abortion advocacy organizations...

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