Strategies for Action
Resources and Information in support of mobilization efforts to protect Title X. Compiled by CCRF HealthCare Coverage Cmte.
- Planned Parenthood. Take a minute to submit a comment to stop Trump-Pence from demolishing access to preventive and reproductive care.
- National Partnership for Women & Families. Submit a comment.
Stop Trump’s Gag Rule. Generation Progress and Center for American Progress. Target audience: Young People. Factsheets, social media tools, and a comment submission portal.
- Federal Registry. Statutory Requirements of Title X of the Public Health Service Act and the Title X Appropriations Acts. Agency: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of the Secretary, HHS. Comments Close 07/31/2018.
- Title X: An Introduction to the Nation’s Family Planning Program. The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA)
- The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) page on Title X with more information, including fact sheets, infographics, and a side-by-side comparison of the current Title X regulations with the recently released proposed Title X regulations
- Proposed Title X Regulations Could Significantly Impact Family Planning Care for Low-income Women. 2018 Kaiser Family Foundation.
- Side-by-Side Comparison. (NFPRHA)
- Use of Health Insurance Among Clients Seeking Contraceptive Services at Title X–Funded Facilities in 2016. Guttmacher Institute.
- Planned Parenthood – What is the domestic gag rule?
Title X in CA
- Title X Family Planning Program in California: Improving Public Health + Saving Taxpayer Dollars. Essential Access Health.
- The Title X Family Planning Program in California. National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association. State-specific two-pager with statistics and infographics on the impact of Title X in California.
- Title X in California IMPROVING PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAVING TAXPAYER DOLLARS. State-specific fact sheet on the impact of Title X in California.
Impact of Family Planning Legislation
- Impact of Family Planning Legislation. The University of Texas at Austin Texas Policy Evaluation Project. TxPEP link to their research on the impact of Family Planning legislation (includes all articles/press releases/briefs)
Specific articles and press releases that provide evidence of the impact of restricting Title X funding:
- The Impact of Reproductive Health Legislation on Family Planning Clinic Services in Texas. Reserach article.
- Providing Family Planning Services at Primary Care Organizations after the Exclusion of Planned Parenthood from Publicly Funded Programs in Texas: Early Qualitative Evidence. Research article.
New Research Shows the Impact of Defunding Planned Parenthood. Effect of Removal of Planned Parenthood from the Texas Women’s Health Program.
- Women’s experiences after Planned Parenthood’s exclusion from a family planning program in Texas. Assessed the impact on Depo shot (depot medroxyprogesterone) continuation when a large care provider was banned from a state-funded family planning program
What Texas’ Experience Tells Us About Planned Parenthood Defunding Plan. Opinion/Editorial By TxPEP Lead Investigator, Joseph Potter.
Cutting Family Planning in Texas Research article.
Press Releases / Statements
- Health Affairs Blog. “A Domestic Gag Rule And More: The Trump Administration’s Proposed Changes To Title X”. Concise yet thorough summary of the issues at stake with the proposed Title X rules.
- CA Attorney General. Letter from the CA Attorney General to federal administration opposing the proposed Title X rules.
- National Health Law Program. “Trump HHS Rule Targets Federal Funding for Women’s Health Care”
- Guttmacher Institute. “Most Contraceptive Patients at Title X–Funded Health Centers in 2016 Had Insurance Coverage and Planned to Use It to Pay for Services”.
- An Abortion Provider Explains What’s Really at Stake With Changes to Title XFunding. Diane Harvath-Cosper. Self. June 21, 2018
Federal Funding / Appropriations
- House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) draft spending package for fiscal year (FY) 2018-2019. Eliminates Title X funding and blocks PP health centers from receiving federal funding.