Public Clinics Fear Federal Cuts To Planned Parenthood Would Strand Patients

About 35 percent of the patients at this clinic in York, Pa., receive Medicaid. The clinic offers STD testing, cancer screening and contraception services as well as abortion services.

A goal for many Republicans is to cut federal funding for health services at Planned Parenthood and divert those funds to public health centers. How ready are those centers to pick up that work?

(Image credit: Sarah McCammon/NPR)


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