Mealey's Health Law - Certiorari Denied; Arizona Can't Bar Medicaid Patients From Choosing Own Doctors

Mealey's Health Law - Certiorari Denied; Arizona Can't Bar Medicaid Patients From Choosing Own Doctors

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Feb. 24 denied a petition for writ of certiorari, leaving in place a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals decision affirming that Arizona cannot bar state Medicaid patients from obtaining covered family planning services from health care providers who also perform elective abortions (Tom Betlach, et al. v. Planned Parenthood of Arizona Inc., No. 13-621, U.S. Sup.).

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