Planned Parenthood Court Battle, Texas Hospital Cuts, Blue Cross Vs. Texas Health: Your Thursday Morning News Roundup

Here is what you need to know to start your day.Planned Parenthood faces court battle with MedicaidWith Planned Parenthood now removed from Texas' Medicaid program, the organization is looking to make sure low-income women still have access to basic health care. But it won't be easy, as the group is facing an investigation from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who "stands ready to defend any challenge by Planned Parenthood to their termination."Officials in Texas have been looking to remove Planned Parenthood from the program since October 2015, though the official word didn't come until this past Tuesday from the Health and Human Services Commission, which said Planned Parenthood was "not qualified to provide medical services in a professionally competent, safe, legal and ethical manner."  Continue reading...

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