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Title "Planned Parenthood Southeast, Inc. v. Bentley"
Date Aug 6, 2015
Author ACLU of Alabama
External Link https://www.aclualabama.org/en/cases/planned-parenthood-southeast-inc-v-bentley
Abstract On August 6, 2015, Governor Bentley announced that his administration was terminating its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood, as reported by AL.com.

As noted in the article, the Medicaid Act has a “free choice of provider” provision requiring state Medicaid plans to allow patients to choose their own medical provider. 42 U.S.C. § 1396a(a)(23). This has been held enforceable via § 1983.
Source ACLU of Alabama


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case Planned Parenthood Southeast, Inc. v. Bentley (PB-AL-0015)

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