In 2018 Planned Parenthood supporters resisted, persisted, and voted. Victories in Minnesota were powered by YOU—women, people of color, LGBTQ people, Planned Parenthood patients, and young people—who stepped up, took action, and made change. Because of you, we’re starting 2019 stronger than ever.
As we look ahead to next year, let’s take a look back at some of our favorite moments of 2018—historic firsts, hard-fought victories, and memorable milestones—all because of the dedication and activism of supporters just like you.
Since he took office in 2011, Governor Mark Dayton has been a steadfast advocate for Planned Parenthood. As Minnesota prepares for Governor Walz to take office in January, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the legacy and contributions of Governor Dayton. Join us by sending your own message of thanks to Governor Dayton’s office.
No one should have to live without affordable access to health care. We know that your insurance coverage plays a huge role in the medical decisions you make for yourself and your family. That’s why Planned Parenthood has assembled a team of the very best MNsure-certified Navigators to help you get covered without having to choose between check-ups and groceries.
In a victory for Planned Parenthood, the U.S. Supreme Court denied review of two appellate court decisions which found that terminating Planned Parenthood providers from the Medicaid program likely violated patients’ rights.
The Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) is still in effect. That means that birth control—including IUDs and the implant—is still covered without a copay. In Minnesota, you can sign up for coverage during open enrollment between November 1, 2018 and January 13, 2019.
On January 1, L.F.’s new health insurance went into effect. And on January 21, she had a successful total hip replacement.
Like many people, Jasmine depends on prescription medications to keep her healthy. But when she left her job to prepare for medical school, her monthly medical bills became too much to handle. She worried that she might have to quit school if she couldn't find affordable health insurance.