Hot News Stories (8/21/13)Posted: August 21, 2013
CBN News (Des Moines, IA)
The state of Iowa may soon outlaw the use of telemedicine for reproductive health services, severely restricting access for the predominantly rural population. The state was the first in the country to use telemedicine abortions.
Wall Street Journal (New York, NY)
Planned Parenthood agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a federal civil suit claiming that it fraudulently billed Medicaid for women’s health services provided by some of its Texas clinics from 2003 to 2009.
WTRF News (Charleston, WV)
Pro-choice advocates rallied at the West Virginia Capitol to counter calls for the state to regulate the procedures.