Briefs on Public Coverage of Family Planning and Abortion Services

Briefs on Public Coverage of Family Planning and Abortion Services

Executive Summary

NHeLP’s Reproductive Health Data and Insurance Accountability Project (the Data Project) is releasing a series of Issue Briefs on state-specific legal requirements and procedures governing coverage and access to abortion and family planning services in Medicaid programs in nine states. The first one in the series describes California’s Medi-Cal coverage of abortion and family planning services. It details the scope of insurance coverage, describes rules governing access to services under Medi-Cal managed care plans, and explains the process of filing grievances or appeals.

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