President Biden signed a second executive order in response to the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. The new order directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to consider further actions it can take to "advance access" to reproductive health services. In particular, the order raises Medicaid as a potential means for low-income women to cross state lines to receive abortions. Biden's executive order also directs HHS to consider issuing new guidance for compliance with nondiscrimination laws and it instructs HHS to improve research and data collection so as to accurately assess the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling on maternal health.
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