Ohio Department of Health said it will arrange for “the orderly transition of services” to other groups not affected by the law.
Iris Harvey, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio, said the short notice from the state will “gravely impact patients and communities across Ohio.”
Harvey said in a statement that the group provides health care and education “to tens of thousands of people, many of whom live in underserved areas across the state.”
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“These are services that other health centers simply cannot replace. Ohio continues to put politics over people, putting them at greater risk. This isn’t about politics, this is about lifesaving health care,” she said.
The state was able to cut off the funds after the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave a split decision March 12 upholding the state law and reversing a lower court ruling, according to the Associated Press.