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New Title X Regulations: Implications for Women and Family Planning Providers

KFF - Laurie Sobel, Alina Salganicoff, and Brittni Frederiksen

On March 4, 2019, the Trump Administration published a new final regulation that restores Reagan-era restrictions regarding abortion and Title X.

The Trump Administration’s new final regulations for the federal Title X family planning program make significant changes to the program and will:

Patients Suffer When Health Care Behemoths Quarrel Over Contracts

Kaiser Health News - Barbara Feder Ostrov

David Lerman, a Berkeley, Calif., lawyer, changed health plans this year only to learn that his new insurer has no contract with the dominant medical provider in his community.

Anthem Blue Cross of California, one of the state’s largest health insurers, is battling with Sutter Health over how much it should pay to care for tens of thousands of its enrollees in Northern California. Sutter operates 24 hospitals in the region and lists about 5,000 doctors in its network.