By Janet Realini, MD, MPH
President, Healthy Futures TX
Panels in both the Texas House and the Texas Senate have recommended $100 million additional funding for women’s preventive care, including family planning. The additional funding would flow through the Department of State Health Service’s (DSHS’s) Primary Health Care (PHC) program and be earmarked for health screenings, contraceptives, perinatal services, and dental services for women aged 18 to 64.
Progress for Women’s Preventive Care