Posts tagged “Medicaid

Planned Parenthood sued for Medicare fraud

Posted on March 12th, 2012

Planned Parenthood, which maintains the busiest abortion chambers in the U.S., is being sued for obtaining fraudulent Medicaid reimbursements of over $5 million in Texas. The lawsuit alleges that Planned Parenthood knowingly committed Medicaid fraud from 2007 to 2009 by improperly seeking reimbursements from the Texas WHP program, a new family planning program started in 2007, for products and services not reimbursable by that program. An estimated 40 percent of the claims submitted by Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast to the Texas WHP program were “false, fraudulent, and/or ineligible for reimbursement,” the suit noted. More specifically, at least 87,075 of the claims made were fraudulent. In turn, Planned Parenthood received and retained reimbursements totaling more than $5.7 million. You can find the details here.

Obama puts pro-abortion ideology ahead of health care for the poor

Posted on February 29th, 2012

Living in Texas sounds better and better all the time. The sensible people of the Lone Star State have said “Enough!” to government funding for abortions. In response, President Obama has cut off funding for health care for some of his poorest citizens. From LifeNews: Texas decided to bar the Women’s Health Program funding from abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, in May of last year. Almost immediately, the Obama administration threatened to pull Medicaid from Texas if funding wasn’t reinstated for the abortion giant. Texas refused, and in turn, the Obama administration decided last week to yank the annual $40,000,000 Texas received for its Medicaid program, beginning in March. This also results in another $17,000,000 loss to Planned Parenthood of Texas. Obama showed his…