Latest Patient privacy News

Judge grants request to expand medication abortion providers

Nov. 03, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state court judge has granted a request to allow advanced practice clinicians in Alaska to provide medication abortion while an underlying legal case proceeds. Superior Court Judge Josie Garton, in a written order Tuesday, said Planned...

California governor signs privacy laws for abortion patients

Sep. 22, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed two laws on Wednesday that aim to protect the privacy of abortion providers and their patients, declaring California to be a “reproductive freedom state” while drawing a sharp contrast with Texas and its efforts to limit the procedure....