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Texas Legislature 2023

Texas Senate OKs extending postpartum Medicaid — with an anti-abortion amendment

New moms will be able to keep their health insurance for a full year under a proposal the Senate passed Sunday. A last-minute anti-abortion amendment means the bill will go back to the House.

Patients wait to be seen at the People's Community Clinic in Austin on Nov. 8, 2010. Founded in 1970, the People's Community Clinic is a primary care center for the medically underserved and uninsured.

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