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New Paper Argues Attacks on Family Planning Funds Limit Affordable Care Act's Effectiveness
Date:10/28/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 28, 2013

Attacks on family planning services in the U.S. have only intensified since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010. With increased access to health insurance through the new law's exchanges, some suggest that Title X funding for family planning is less necessary than it once was. But in her new white paper, “The Title X Factor: Why the Health of America’s Women Depends on More Funding for Family Planning,” Roosevelt Institute Fellow Andrea Flynn argues that Title X-funded clinics remain an essential part of the nation’s health infrastructure, especially for young and lower-income women, and that increased funding for Title X will maximize the impact of the ACA.

Flynn looks at the impact of Title X-funded clinics, which from 1980 to 2000 included preventing an estimated 20 million unintended pregnancies and providing over 100 million cancer screenings. Family planning also has significant cost benefits: “services provided at Title X-supported clinics accounted for an estimated $3.4 billion in savings in 2008 alone.” Many of the patients who use Title X-funded clinics are currently uninsured, as the clinics are required to provide services regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. But even with access to insurance, Flynn says that demand will only go up.

“In the short term, without clinics to serve the growing insured population, the promise of coverage will be meaningless,” writes Flynn. “For now and for the foreseeable future Title X remains necessary to provide patient care, to open clinic doors and maintain facilities, to hire and train staff, and to fund programs that meet the unique needs of specific populations, including adolescents.”

Maintaining Title X funding is particularly important because the ACA does not p
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