Medicaid pays for most unintended pregnancies, spurring even some of the most conservative states to make long-term contraception that's proven to be cheaper and more effective than the pill more accessible for doctors and patients.
Currently, 27 states have agreed to expand Medicaid -- the most recent being Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania got some of the conservative changes it asked for, but the plan approved by the federal government contains a number of departures.
Two new studies question federal funding formulas for public assistance. Are some states getting shortchanged?