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Hospitals are reminding staff of a Louisiana law: report abortion complications to the state

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The law requires hospitals to report all abortion complications, even if the procedure was done legally for medical reasons, to the Louisiana Department of Health. This kind of reporting has been required since at least 2011, under statutes clearly written to collect data on a legal health care procedure. Experts say it could leave patients vulnerable to investigations for suspected abortions now that Louisiana's near-total abortion ban is in effect.
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Hospitals are reminding staff of a Louisiana law: report abortion complications to the state

In emails, the heads of Louisiana’s biggest hospital systems reminded their staff of an existing state law: people who get illegal abortions and seek medical care for abortion complications in Louisiana are required to be reported to the state.

5 months ago
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Hospitals are reminding staff of a Louisiana law: report abortion complications to the state

In emails, the heads of Louisiana’s biggest hospital systems reminded their staff of an existing state law: people who get illegal abortions and seek medical care for abortion complications in Louisiana are required to be reported to the state.

5 months ago
Read Full Article

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