Judge rules Missouri can’t cut off Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding

//Judge rules Missouri can’t cut off Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding

Judge rules Missouri can’t cut off Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding

A St. Louis Circuit Court judge ruled Friday that the state of Missouri cannot block Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood and its affiliates in St. Louis. Judge David Dowd said in his ruling that the state’s fiscal 2019 appropriations bill, which barred payments to abortion providers and their affiliates, violated the Missouri Constitution, KCUR reported. The state constitution prohibits the appropriations bill from referring to other laws. In 2018, the Missouri Department of Health and Human…

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By | 2019-06-18T23:41:39+00:00 June 18th, 2019|Healthcare|

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