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Financing Family Planning Services for Low-income Women: The Role of Public Programs

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  1. Jerman J, Jones RK & Onda T. Characteristics of U.S. Abortion Patients in 2014 and Changes Since 2008. Guttmacher Institute. 2016.

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  2. Finer LB & Zolna MR. (2016). Declines in Unintended Pregnancy in the United States, 2008-2011. The New England Journal of Medicine; 374(9):843–852.

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  3. Hasstedt, K, Sonfield A and Gold RB, Public Funding for Family Planning, Sterilization and Abortion Services, FY 1980–2015, New York: Guttmacher Institute, 2017.

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  4. Walls J, Gifford K, Ranji U, Salganicoff A, & Gomez I. Medicaid Coverage of Family Planning Benefits: Results from a State Survey. Kaiser Family Foundation. September 2016.

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  5. §431.51(b)(1)(i)

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  6. Coverage for abortions in other circumstances is only available in 15 states that use only state funds to pay for abortions.

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  7. Wachino V. (2016). Re: Clarifying “Free Choice of Provider” Requirement in Conjunction with State Authority to Take Action against Medicaid Providers. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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  8. Fowler CI, Gable J, Wang J, & Lasater B. (2016). Family Planning Annual Report: 2015 national summary. RTI International.

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  9. Ibid.

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  10. Office of Population Affairs, Program Requirements for Title X Funded Family Planning Projects, April 2014.

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  11. Fowler CI, Gable J, Wang J, & Lasater B. (2016). Family Planning Annual Report: 2015 national summary. RTI International.

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  12. Wood S, Beeson T, Bruen B, Goetz Goldberg D, Mead K, Shin P, & Rosenbaum S. (2014). Scope of family planning services available in Federally Qualified Health Centers. Contraception; 89, pp. 85-90.

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  13. Ibid.

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  14. Zolna MR & Frost JJ. Publicly Funded Family Planning Clinics in 2015: Patterns and Trends in Service Delivery Practices and Protocols. Guttmacher Institute. November 2016.

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  15. Frost JJ, Benson Gold R, Frohwirth L, & Blades N. Variation in Service Delivery Practices Among Clinics Providing Publicly Funded Family Planning Services in 2010. Guttmacher Institute. May 2012.

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  16. Schmit C. Medicaid Service Delivery: Federally Qualified Health Centers. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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  17. HRSA. What are Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs)?. Accessed January 2017.

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  18. HRSA Health Center Program. 2015 Health Center Data Snapshot. Accessed January 2017.

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  19. HRSA Health Center Program. Table 3A- Patients by Age and Gender. Accessed January 2017.

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  20. Heisler EJ. Federal Health Centers: An Overview. Congressional Research Service. January 2016.

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  21. Congressional Budget Office. (2017). American Health Care Act: Budget Reconciliation Recommendations of the House Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce, March 9, 2017.

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  22. H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act of 2017, Section 102.

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  23. Guttmacher Institute. (2016). Publicly Funded Family Planning Services in the United States. Rosenbaum, S. Can Community Health Centers Fill The Health Care Void Left By Defunding Planned Parenthood? Health Affairs, January 27, 2017.

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  24. Frost J., Frohwirth L, Blades N., Zolna M., Douglas-Hall, A., Bearak, J. Publicly Funded Contraceptive Services at U.S. Clinics, 2015. Guttmacher Institute. April 2017.

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  25. Stevenson AJ, Flores-Vazquez IM, Allgeyer RL, Schenkkan P, Potter JE. (2016). Effect of Removal of Planned Parenthood from the Texas Women’s Health Program. The New England Journal of Medicine; 374: 853-860.

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  26. Redden M. Healthcare without Planned Parenthood: Wisconsin and Texas Point to a Dark Future. The Guardian. January 17, 2017.

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  27. Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). (2016). Re: Clarifying “Free Choice of Provider” Requirement in Conjunction with State Authority to Take Action Against Medicaid Providers.

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  28. Health – Family Planning Services – Continuity of Care, HB1083, 2017 Maryland 437th Legislative Session.

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