Abortion rights groups say the ruling would leave only eight clinics open statewide.
GOP lawmakers eager to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood are weighing changes to a cancer screening program for poor women. But private clinics unaffiliated with Planned Parenthood say they’d take a hit, too.
Texas lawmakers loosened some supervision requirements during the last legislative session, but nurse practitioners are still battling for increased autonomy in the state Medicaid program.
Doctors who use the model say they can keep their costs down by avoiding the bureaucracy of the health insurance system.