Category: Discussion

Save Title X funding

The House budget bill seeks to entirely eliminate funding for Title X family planning programs. Such cuts would harm some of my most vulnerable patients. Title X programs are available to women who don’t qualify for Medicaid, either due to their immigration status or because they make slightly more than the income threshold, but work in jobs that do not offer health insurance.

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Increasing Primary Care Physicians

NPA member Stephen Smith has written a compelling piece in the New England Journal of Medicine on how to increase the number of physicians entering primary care. With the implementation of health care reform, demand for primary care physicians will be…

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