Health On The Hill: Republicans Take Steps To Defund Health Law Implementation, Planned Parenthood

Jackie Judd of the Kaiser Family Foundation is joined by Mary Agnes Carey of Kaiser Health News to talk about the Republican efforts to defund health law implementation as well as funding for Planned Parenthood.

As part of legislation to keep the government funded through March 4, House Republicans passed a series of amendments aimed at defunding implementation of the health care law. Separately, the Obama administration rescinded part of a 2008 conscience clause regulation they said could impact patients’ access to medical care. Proponents of the 2008 rule, however, say it is needed to ensure that medical providers are not required to perform services that conflict with their religious beliefs.


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