Health Policy

What it means to defund Planned Parenthood

An exam room door at Planned Parenthood. Photo by Ilana Panich Linsman / Reuters.

Iowa Republicans are pushing to cut the state's family-planning program and redraft it to exclude Planned Parenthood from the list of eligible providers. Natoshia Askelson, a PPC researcher in the Health Policy Research Program and an assistant professor in the UI College of Public Health, talked about the situation in Iowa, as well as a May 2016 evaluation of the Iowa Family Planning Network conducted by the PPC. 

The full article is available from The Atlantic here.