As policy debates over the future of access to reproductive and sexual health services heat up at the national and state levels, understanding how these policies are playing out on the ground requires getting beyond the statistics. Earlier this year, KFF, working with Health Management Associates, conducted case studies and…
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Report Examines How State and National Policies Affect Access to Reproductive Health Care for Low-Income Women in Five Communities
As policy debates over the future of access to reproductive and sexual health services heat up at the national and state levels, this report examines how these policies have played out in five communities across the United States.
This report summarizes the major findings from KFF and HMA case studies in five U.S. communities, highlighting cross-cutting themes and the degree to which low-income women in diverse communities face challenges in accessing reproductive and sexual health care, as well as promising initiatives established by community providers to address barriers and improve access to these basic services.
A new KFF analysis finds donor government support for global family planning efforts totaled US$1.50 billion in 2018, up 19 percent from 2017 (US$1.26 billion) – and the highest level since tracking efforts began following the London Summit on Family Planning in 2012. Since 2012, total donor government funding for family planning…
Donor government support for global family planning efforts totaled US$1.50 billion in 2018, up 19% from 2017 (US$1.26 billion) – and the highest level since tracking efforts began following the London Summit on Family Planning in 2012.
This brief reviews the role of these public programs and providers in financing care and enabling access to family planning services, and addresses the impact of actions taken by President Trump and Congress to block federal funds from Planned Parenthood and other entities that provide abortion.
This KFF analysis finds that the supplemental Title X funding that HHS awarded to grantees to “prioritize filling service gaps” in the federal family planning program still leaves significant gaps in many parts of the country.
The contraceptive implant is the most effective method of birth control available, and while it’s use is still low compared to other methods, its provision and use are increasing.
This data note provides estimates of the status of the Title X network following the implementation of the new regulations.