The Role of Family Planning Centers as Gateways To Health Coverage and Care

Gold, Rachel Benson
March 2011
Guttmacher Policy Review;2011, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p15
The article discusses the link to health insurance coverage and medical care provided by family planning centers to its clients in the U.S. The organization Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) has facilitated more than 2,500 enrolment in the Medicaid family planning expansion program of the state in 2010. Planned Parenthood centers in Los Angeles, California have identified that the family planning centers are the only source of medical care for 29 percent of adults.


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