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Supreme Court Overturning of Roe v. Wade: Department of Health & Human Services

Compilation of select federal responses to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision overturning Roe v. Wade. A special thanks to Kelly Smith, of UC San Diego, for intially gathering many of the documents in this guide.

Department of Health and Human Services

HHS Secretary Becerra's Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization (6/24/22)

Know Your Rights: Reproductive Health Care (6/25/22)

Secretaries Becerra, Walsh and Yellen Underscore Contraceptive Coverage Requirements for Private Insurance (6/27/22)

Remarks by Secretary Xavier Becerra at the Press Conference in Response to President Biden's Directive following Overturning of Roe v. Wade (6/28/22)

HHS Issues Guidance to Protect Patient Privacy in Wake of Supreme Court Decision on Roe (6/29/22)

HHS Announces New Grants to Bolster Family Planner Provider Training (6/30/22)

Statement from the Surgeon General of the United States on Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court Ruling (7/5/22)

Statement by HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra on President Biden’s Executive Order to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care (7/8/22)

Following President Biden’s Executive Order to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care, HHS Announces Guidance to Clarify that Emergency Medical Care Includes Abortion Services (7/11/22)

HHS Issues Guidance to the Nation’s Retail Pharmacies Clarifying Their Obligations to Ensure Access to Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care Services (7/13/22)