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Cruz and Britt to introduce bill to cut off Medicaid funding for states banning IVF

Posted on AllSides May 19th, 2024
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Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Katie Britt (R-AL) are unveiling legislation Monday that would ensure in vitro fertilization access is “legally protected nationwide” by making the practice a condition for states to receive federal Medicaid funding. If state legislatures or courts moved to ban IVF, those states would be ineligible to receive Medicaid funding under the bill. The legislation from Cruz and Britt comes as Republicans have tried to distance themselves from a recent Alabama Supreme Court ruling that created a political headache for Republicans that risks alienating swing voters...

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