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Whistleblower files appeal charges Planned Parenthood with fraud

Posted in Medicaid Billing Practices, Planned Parenthood medicaid fraud, Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers with tags , , , , , on January 9, 2014 by saynsumthn

Alliance Defending Freedom filed an appeal Wednesday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit on behalf of Jonathan Bloedow, a Washington taxpayer who alleges that Planned Parenthood submitted “repeated false, fraudulent, and/or ineligible claims for reimbursement” to the state’s Department of Social and Health Services.

“American taxpayer dollars should be used responsibly and for the common good, not funneled to groups like Planned Parenthood that abuse the public trust,” said Senior Counsel Michael J. Norton, a former U.S. Attorney. “Compliance with the law should not be sacrificed for the sake of Planned Parenthood’s bottom line. They have cheated the American taxpayer for too long. It’s time the abortion giant is held accountable.”

The federal False Claims Act allows “whistleblowers” with inside information to expose fraudulent billing by government contractors.

In July 2011, Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed the lawsuit Bloedow v. Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest under the act. A federal district judge dismissed the case last month on technical grounds–wrongly concluding that Bloedow’s claims were barred by another lawsuit against an entirely different Planned Parenthood affiliate based in California.

Bloedow’s lawsuit alleges that Planned Parenthood submitted false claims to Washington’s Department of Social and Health Services and its Health and Recovery Services Administration. HRSA runs the state’s Title XIX Medicaid program.

According to the suit, Bloedow discovered through his own research that Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest filed at least 25,000 false claims with HRSA for reimbursements in excess of the amount allowed for oral contraceptive pills and at least another 25,000 for reimbursements in excess of the amount allowed for “emergency contraceptive” (“Plan B”) pills under the federal government’s 340B drug reimbursement program. Total damages could be as much as $377,134,130.

Alliance Defending Freedom has filed two other unsealed False Claims Act lawsuits to date, Johnson v. Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas and Thayer v. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland.

In 2013, Alliance Defending Freedom released its updated report to Congress that identified nearly $108 million in waste, abuse, and potential fraud committed by Planned Parenthood affiliates and other providers.

Planned Parenthood accused of operating another unsanitary facility

Posted in Abortion clinic dirty, Abortion Clinic Inspections, abortion clinic safety, Abortion Clinic Worders, Planned Parenthood Employee, Planned Parenthood ex employee, Planned Parenthood filthy, Planned Parenthood Unsanitary, Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 7, 2013 by saynsumthn

Blogger Jill Stanek recently received an interesting tip from a woman she will call LOLA (to protect her identity) who claimed she was a former Planned Parenthood employee, trying to protect women from an unsanitary Planned Parenthood office.

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Lola was allegedly employed by the Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, Planned Parenthood clinic but recently quit in disgust. That location is operated by Operated by: Planned Parenthood Keystone

In an e-mailed message to Stanek, Lola wries, “We read your stuff and thought you were all crazy,” Lola said. “But not any more.” Lola and I have now spoken a few times by phone. She also sent me pictures she took before she left. The Stroudsburg clinic doesn’t commit abortions. Lola concluded this is why it fell to the bottom of the upkeep pile. “Every single one of our chairs is stained with blood or vaginal secretions,” Lola continued. “The Department of Health mandated that PP abortion sites have waiting room chairs that are nonpermeable, so this wouldn’t be a problem. Is the Department aware PP’s nonabortion centers still have the upholstered chairs? We asked multiple times for nonpermeable chairs but were told it wasn’t in the budget. Patients sometimes sat on the floor rather than on infected chairs.”

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“It gets worse,” Lola continued. “One of our two exam tables was contaminated with blood, secretions, and infectious waste – for years. Despite cleaning the table after every exam, the foam underneath was soaked due to the tear, a making it a sponge for the spread of infectious diseases, since our facility did STD, Hepatitis, and HIV testing. Corporate refused to repair or replace the table until our clinician threatened a work stoppage, because this was such a gross health violation. Realizing they were going to lose big money, corporate finally had someone come and reupholster it.”

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See more at: http://www.jillstanek.com/2013/11/former-employee-spills-beans-on-unsanitary-planned-parenthoood-clinic/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter#sthash.yWNc8jBT.dpuf

This spells similar to the accusations against a Delaware Planned Parenthood only a few months ago:

Planned Parenthood of Del. Under Investigation

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A Planned Parenthood facility in Wilmington is under fire following new accusations from three former employees.

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Former manager Melody Meanor and former nurses Joyce Vasikonis and Jayne Mitchell-Werbrich claim that the Planned Parenthood clinic located on Shipley Street in Wilmington is unprofessional, under-trained and unsafe.

“Women are exposed to potential infection of any kind you can imagine that can be passed from one patient to another,” Vasikonis said.

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The women claimed the privacy of patients was jeopardized, that they were asked to falsify employee records, that medical assistants were poorly trained and that certain women in need of certain medications after abortions often didn’t receive them. They also claimed that the facility failed to inform up to 200 women that they tested positive for gonorrhea and chlamydia, according to Delaware Online.

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All three nurses maintained that they are pro-choice and believe in the national mission of Planned Parenthood. They also believe however that the Wilmington clinic is putting the lives of women at risk.

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OSHA previously issued several citations against the clinic and the State Health Department found violations during an inspection. However, the Department allowed the clinic to stay open, satisfied with its attempts to make things right. The former employees however, don’t believe the state is looking close enough.

“I believe that Planned Parenthood should be fined and closed until all dangers are addressed,” Werbrich said. “Again, I’m going to state, I am pro-choice.”

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Former Planned Parenthood of Delaware employee , Jayne Mitchell-Werbrich, worked as a registered nurse at Planned Parenthood in 2012. She calls them “startling similarities between Planned Parenthood and Gosnell.

Dr. Gosnell was notorious in the Philadelphia/ Wilmington area – he ran a filthy clinic and was convicted of murder after performing late term abortions where babies were born alive and killed. I was not aware of such horrifying happenings at Planned Parenthood of Delaware The similarity between the case of Kermit Gosnell and Planned Parenthood of Delaware is that they both operated extremely hazardous abortion clinics, and that their respective states refused to close them despite the repeated warnings. I believe that Planned Parenthood should be fined and closed until all dangers are addressed.”

More on Kermit Gosnell here

More on the Delaware Planned Parenthood here

Case AGAINST abortion giant Planned Parenthood advances in Court

Posted in Financial mismanagement, Medicaid Billing Practices, Planned Parenthood employee sues, Planned Parenthood Investigated, Planned Parenthood lawsuit, Planned Parenthood medicaid fraud, Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers with tags , , , , , , , on August 14, 2012 by saynsumthn

Posted from the ACLJ Aug. 13, 2012

Our federal lawsuit against Planned Parenthood in Texas alleges that the abortion giant defrauded taxpayers by charging state and federal governments for services not actually provided, medically unnecessary services, and services that are not covered under Medicaid and other programs.

On Friday, a federal court agreed with the ACLJ that these allegations, if proven, constitute fraud in violation of federal law. The federal court in Texas denied Planned Parenthood’s attempt to have this critical case against the abortion giant thrown out.

This is a major victory as this case to hold Planned Parenthood accountable moves forward to trial. At stake are literally hundreds of millions of dollars, and it is a case that could have a substantial impact on one of Planned Parenthood’s largest affiliates in Texas.

The federal court noted that our lawsuit on behalf of former Planned Parenthood employee turned whistleblower, Karen Reynolds, “asserts that these false claims were submitted to the United States and Texas governments for reimbursement and, to support its claims for payment, [Planned Parenthood] regularly falsified patient charts.”

As the court also noted, Planned Parenthood merely argues that “there is nothing fraudulent about a policy to maximize revenues.” The Court didn’t buy that argument and held that if our client’s allegations are proven, it would show that Planned Parenthood engaged in a “fraudulent scheme to maximize revenues” in violation of federal law “on a regular if not daily basis” over the course of at least ten years.

This court decision is also a major victory in light of a recent decision from a California federal court throwing out a similar case against Planned Parenthood there. The ACLJ has already successfully appeal that case to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals once, and is preparing to appeal the trial court’s second attempt to throw the case out on a technicality.

The federal district court in California held that fraudulent overbilling of the government does not constitute a “false” claim. We are arguing on appeal, and as the federal court in Texas agreed, Planned Parenthood’s alleged fraudulent actions do violate federal law.

Both of these cases against the largest abortion provider in America are critically important in the fight for life and against continued taxpayer funding for the abortion business. We will continue to keep you informed as these cases proceed.

For more on the practices of Planned Parenthood read: Many reasons to defund Planned Parenthood: eugenics, racism, abortion, audits, misappropriation of funds, Medicaid billing practices, hiding sexual predators

Another whistleblower sues Planned Parenthood claims the tax funded abortion giant is guilty of Medicaid Fraud

Posted in Financial mismanagement, Former Planned Parenthood Employee, Medicaid Billing Practices, Planned Parenthood Employee, Planned Parenthood employee sues, Planned Parenthood medicaid fraud, Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 10, 2012 by saynsumthn

The Alliance Defending Freedom(formerly the Alliance Defense Fund) is representing Sue Thayer, a former Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Clinic manager in a lawsuit filed in March, 2011. The complaint by law was not allowed to be made public until a court unsealed it which happened recently. The ADF attorneys filed suit under a federal law that allows “whistleblowers” with inside information to expose fraudulent billing by government contractors.


Thayer, who is a former manager of Planned Parenthood’s clinics in Storm Lake, IA and LeMars, IA has sued under both the federal and Iowa False Claims acts. The suit alleges that Planned Parenthood knowingly committed Medicaid fraud from 2002 to 2009 by improperly seeking reimbursements from Iowa Medicaid Enterprise and the Iowa Family Planning Network for products and services that were not legally reimbursable under those programs.

Thayer in the lawsuit alleges that Planned Parenthood of Greater Iowa, now known as Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, filled nearly 500,000 false claims with Medicaid from which Planned Parenthood received and retained nearly $28 million. If the court rules in favor of Thayer, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland could be ordered to pay both the federal and Iowa governments as much as $5.5 billion in False Claims Act damages and penalties.

In the lawsuit, Thayer alleges that in order to enhance revenues, Planned Parenthood implemented what is called the “C-Mail” program which automatically mailed a year’s supply of birth control pills to women who had only been seen once at a Planned Parenthood clinic. Those women, the lawsuit explains, were usually seen by personnel who were not qualified health care professionals.

Planned Parenthood’s cost for a 28-day supply of birth control pills mailed to clients was $2.98, but Thayer asserts that the actual Medicaid reimbursement received by Planned Parenthood was $26.32. After being seen only once clients were mailed thousands of unrequested birth control pills. The lawsuit also alleges that when the Postal Service returned the pills in some cases Planned Parenthood would resell the same birth control pills and bill Medicaid again instead of crediting Medicaid or destroying the pills.

Read Rest Here

In a Washington Times Op-ed penned by Sue Thayer, the Planned Parenthood whistle blower states, “So what does Planned Parenthood, the “trusted friend of women,” love so much about telemed abortions? Low overhead costs. My superiors justified telemed abortions, lauding the financial benefits of not having to worry about or pay for specialized equipment, staff and a traveling physician – all required with surgical abortions. When I expressed my concerns, I was “let go,” supposedly because of ‘downsizing.’ ”

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And in Texas…..According to a Lufkin Daily News Article entitled: Former Lufkin clinic employee alleges fraud in suit against Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is a defendant in a federal lawsuit after a former Lufkin clinic employee alleged a multi-million-dollar billing scheme.

The complaint names Karen Reynolds as the whistle-blower in the allegations brought against her former employer of 10 years.

The updated complaint, filed in October 2011, alleges that while Reynolds was employed as a health center assistant, she was instructed by the organization to maximize billing revenue when the government was fitting the bill through Medicaid and the Women’s Health Program.

She claims this was the procedure in all 12 Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast locations across Texas and Louisiana.

The suit alleges that, in addition to falsifying patient records, billing the government for unwarranted services and services not covered by Medicaid, Planned Parenthood tacked on services patient did not receive.

An example given in the suit is Medicaid being billed for birth control counseling. The suit states almost all Women’s Health Program and Medicaid patients were handed a bag of at least two birth control devices despite the fact the items were not needed or requested by the patient.

“Pursuant to corporate policy and instructions from clinical directors, after merely handing the patient a bag of condoms and vaginal film on the way out the door, clinic employees then entered billing codes to be submitted to the government” at an average billed cost of $57.85.

If Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast loses the case set for trial in April 2013, Reynolds, the federal government and the state of Texas will be owed a sum of money by the corporation known for family planning and women’s health issues.

Reynold’s attorney Mike Love said the case is in its early stage. While he said he was reluctant to comment on the case due to its magnitude, Love said on the behalf of his client, “if an entity is not billing properly, it doesn’t matter if it’s Planned Parenthood, a large hospital facility or a local doctor’s office — fraud is fraud.”
A phone call to an attorney representing Planned Parenthood was not returned as of 5 p.m. Friday.

Read Complaint Here

READ: Whistleblower alleges Texas Planned Parenthood committed massive Medicaid fraud
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According to the ACLJ who is representing another Planned Parenthood whistleblower:

P. VICTOR GONZALEZ, has accused the Planned Parenthood (PP) affiliates in California of also marking up the supposed cost of various birth control drugs when seeking government reimbursement, resulting in tens of millions of dollars of overbilling-at taxpayer expense.

Read that complaint here

Also READ: Many reasons to INVESTIGATE abortion giant Planned Parenthood – spelled out in gruesome detail!

READ: Many reasons to defund Planned Parenthood: eugenics, racism, abortion, audits, misappropriation of funds, Medicaid billing practices, hiding sexual predators

Planned Parenthood is worried that another undercover sting may be in place against them on sex selection abortion

Posted in gendercide, Planned Parenthood sex selection abortion, Planned Parenthood Videos, Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers, Sex selection abortion with tags , , , , , , , , , on April 24, 2012 by saynsumthn

This report below is from the Huffington Post who are very pro-abortion, they failed to metion that recently investigators within the UK showed that sex selection abortions there were widespread…but….we will tell you the full story !

Planned Parenthood Worried It’s The Target Of New Undercover Sting
Posted: 04/23/2012 3:16 pm

A string of suspicious incidents at Planned Parenthood clinics across the country has given the organization reason to believe that anti-abortion activists are targeting it in a new organized sting operation.

According to Planned Parenthood spokesperson Chloe Cooney, and Leslie Cantor clinics in at least 11 states have reported two dozen or more “hoax visits” over the past several weeks, in which a woman walks into a clinic, claims to be pregnant and asks a particular pattern of provocative questions about sex-selective abortions, such as how soon she can find out the gender of the fetus, by what means and whether she can schedule an abortion if she’s having a girl.

The statement, written by Leslie Kantor and Dr Carolyn Westoff, of Planned Parenthood of America, said that more recently, one group has escalated these visits in many states.

“We anticipate that this group, likely in coordination with a broad range of anti-abortion leaders, will soon launch a propaganda campaign with the goal of discrediting Planned Parenthood, and, ultimately, furthering legislation that blocks access to basic reproductive healthcare, including birth control,” the statement said.

“We can expect this propaganda campaign to further escalate the political battles over access to healthcare, rather than focus on the best ways to help women and their families get the care they need.”

While patient privacy laws prohibit Planned Parenthood from offering specific details about the visits and where they occurred, Cooney told The Huffington Post that the incidents are so unusual and so similar to each other that they have raised concerns among the organization’s executives that the visits are being recorded as part of a concerted anti-Planned Parenthood campaign.

“For years opponents of reproductive health and Planned Parenthood have engaged in secret videotaping tactics with fictitious patient scenarios and selective editing in an attempt to promote misinformation about Planned Parenthood and our services,” Cooney said. “As with the prior instances, we anticipate that once again this group, likely in coordination with a broad range of anti-abortion leaders, will soon launch a propaganda campaign with the goal of discrediting Planned Parenthood, and, ultimately, restricting women’s health.”

The most likely group behind the campaign, Planned Parenthood suspects, is anti-abortion activist group Live Action, Read Rest Here

According to the UK Telegraph:

A former medical director of the country’s largest abortion provider said it was “well known” that women were terminating pregnancies because of the gender of the child and that he had been asked by women to arrange the procedure for this reason.

Abortion investigation: Chief Medical Officer writes to all abortion clinics to remind them of law
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READ HERE: Abortion investigation: Chief Medical Officer writes to all abortion clinics to remind them of law

Gendercide- how abortion is used to kill females- where is NOW and NARAL ?

Planned Parenthood in Texas accused of multi-million-dollar billing scheme by former employee

Posted in Financial mismanagement, Planned Parenthood Employee, Planned Parenthood employee sues, Planned Parenthood Investigated, Planned Parenthood lawsuit, Planned Parenthood lies, Planned Parenthood rich off taxpayers, Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers with tags , , , , , on February 13, 2012 by saynsumthn

Former Lufkin clinic employee alleges fraud in suit against Planned Parenthood
Posted: Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:15 am
By JESSICA COOLEY/The Lufkin News

Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast is a defendant in a federal lawsuit after a former Lufkin clinic employee alleged a multi-million-dollar billing scheme.

The complaint names Karen Reynolds as the whistle-blower in the allegations brought against her former employer of 10 years.

The updated complaint, filed in October 2011, alleges that while Reynolds was employed as a health center assistant, she was instructed by the organization to maximize billing revenue when the government was fitting the bill through Medicaid and the Women’s Health Program.

She claims this was the procedure in all 12 Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast locations across Texas and Louisiana.

The suit alleges that, in addition to falsifying patient records, billing the government for unwarranted services and services not covered by Medicaid, Planned Parenthood tacked on services patient did not receive.

An example given in the suit is Medicaid being billed for birth control counseling. The suit states almost all Women’s Health Program and Medicaid patients were handed a bag of at least two birth control devices despite the fact the items were not needed or requested by the patient.

“Pursuant to corporate policy and instructions from clinical directors, after merely handing the patient a bag of condoms and vaginal film on the way out the door, clinic employees then entered billing codes to be submitted to the government” at an average billed cost of $57.85.

If Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast loses the case set for trial in April 2013, Reynolds, the federal government and the state of Texas will be owed a sum of money by the corporation known for family planning and women’s health issues.

Reynold’s attorney Mike Love said the case is in its early stage. While he said he was reluctant to comment on the case due to its magnitude, Love said on the behalf of his client, “if an entity is not billing properly, it doesn’t matter if it’s Planned Parenthood, a large hospital facility or a local doctor’s office — fraud is fraud.”
A phone call to an attorney representing Planned Parenthood was not returned as of 5 p.m. Friday.

Read Complaint Here

READ: Whistleblower alleges Texas Planned Parenthood committed massive Medicaid fraud

READ: Many reasons to INVESTIGATE abortion giant Planned Parenthood – spelled out in gruesome detail!

READ: Many reasons to defund Planned Parenthood: eugenics, racism, abortion, audits, misappropriation of funds, Medicaid billing practices, hiding sexual predators

Whistleblower alleges Texas Planned Parenthood committed massive Medicaid fraud

Posted in Financial mismanagement, Medicaid Billing Practices, Planned Parenthood Employee, Planned Parenthood employee sues, Planned Parenthood Investigated, Planned Parenthood lawsuit, Planned Parenthood rich off taxpayers, Planned Parenthood Whistleblowers with tags , , , , , , , on November 3, 2011 by saynsumthn

Jill Stanek is reporting:

Whistleblower alleges Texas Planned Parenthood committed massive Medicaid fraud

A former employee of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast has filed a whistleblower’s complaint with both the Texas and United States Attorneys General alleging her management engaged in massive Medicaid fraud. ( Read here )

Karen Reynolds, who worked as a “health care assistant” from 1999 to 2009 at the Lufkin, Texas, branch of the affiliate formerly known as Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas, has submitted company memos and emails to support her charge that PPGC has engaged in a systemwide scheme to bilk Medicaid, Title XX, and the Women’s Health Program of tens of millions of dollars over the course of at least a decade.

Reynolds alleges bosses trained employees to bill government agencies for medical and family planning services not rendered, for services no reasonable medical personnel would provide, and – the biggest bombshell – for abortion-related services fudged to appear as if they were not.

PPGC operates 10 clinics in Texas – including, at seven stories and 78,000 sq ft, the largest abortion clinic in the U.S., located in Houston (pictured left, with PPGC CEO Peter Durkin in the foreground) – and two in Louisiana.

PPGC’s bilking scheme was elaborate and, frankly, fascinating. It allegedly involved several corporate officers, including Durkin (also pictured right with Planned Parenthood Federation of America CEO Cecile Richards in 2009) as well as board members, clinic directors, assistant clinic directors, health care assistants, and nurse practitioners.

According to the complaint, each clinic was given annual, monthly, and daily government revenue goals.
In conjunction, monthly staff meetings that included PowerPoint presentations were held at all clinics to train how to maximize government revenue.
PPGC went so far as to send employees from “under-performing” clinics to “higher-performing” clinics to learn how to increase revenue, which included double-billing.

One-size-fits-all billing
According to the complaint:
The scheme included the express policy of billing these government health care programs for a predetermined list of reimbursable services for every eligible patient who visited the clinic, regardless of whether those services were medically necessary or ever actually provided to the patient….
PPGC policy regarding which medical services to provide and bill for depended in large part on who was paying the bill…. [S]elf-pay patients were provided services based on medical necessity. WHP, Medicaid, and Title XX patients, however, were provided a series of predetermined services based on what those programs would pay for with the result that patients covered by government health programs were often provided services on an “across the board” basis even when such services were not medically necessary. The medical testing services most commonly provided to Medicaid and Title XX patients on an “across the board” basis… are:
a) Gonorrhea testing (Codes 87590 and 87591);
b) Chlamydia testing (Codes 87490 and 87491);
c) HIV testing;
d) Syphilis testing;
e) urinalysis (Codes 81002 and 81015);
f) hemoglobin blood count testing (Code 85018); and,
g) pregnancy testing

Because Medicaid guidelines allow for reimbursement for counseling on primary birth control and back-up bc, each Medicaid/WHP-eligible patient was also billed for both for every visit, although such counseling was not necessary and not given.
Another trick was to hand every contracepting patient a bag of condoms and vaginal film on her way out the door, despite the fact they were not needed or requested. This allowed PPGC to bill the government for, according to the complaint:

a. Condoms $4.20
b. Vaginal film $12.60
c. Method counseling $30.60 (Primary method, plus film and condoms as ‘back-up’ $10.20 X 3)
d. Problem counseling $10.45 (Under PPGC procedures, handing out condoms justified billing the government for ‘problem counseling’ because condoms are also used to prevent STD’s) (Code 99402 + Modifier FP [$10.45])

Isn’t it illegal to bill the government for abortions?
The biggest bombshell in the complaint comes on page 15, which describes how PPGC falsified charts of aborting or post-abortive patients to appear as if their visit was for another reason. It is illegal under the Hyde Amendment for federal taxpayer dollars to fund abortions unless for rape, incest, or life of the mother. But PPGC found ways around this. Quoting from one PPGC memo listed in the complaint:

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We must work these clients in! This visit is self-pay. Quote the self-pay price then ask if she needs any other services such as birth control. If she is interested, screen for WHP or Title XX and offer the WWE [Well Woman Exam]. If the client is getting on birth control make this the focus of the visit and put a note in the chief complaints that the client had a surgical or medical abortion “x” weeks ago.

To pro-lifers, this information is the proverbial smoking gun, showing more than that the line of demarcation between federal funds and abortion is fungible, but that at least this Planned Parenthood worked the system to illegally obtain taxpayer dollars for abortion-related services.

Super billing

In addition, patient records were double-checked after visits against a “super bill” inserted into each chart that listed all possible government-reimbursable services. If more charges could be eked out, they were, regardless of whether or not the services were performed. In those cases charts were returned to nurses for back-charting, to add those services in the record.

In all, Reynolds is alleging six counts against PPGC for violating the Federal False Claims Act and the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act.
Status of case

On October 18 United States District Judge Ron Clark, a GWB appointee, denied PPGC’s request to stop the discovery process.
I spoke with attorney Frank Manion today, of the American Center for Law and Justice, which is handling Reynolds’ case. Manion told me they have just started to receive relevant documents from PPGC.

If PPGC is indeed found to have committed fraud, it will lose all government funding. In fact, the entire nationwide Planned Parenthood chain will be at risk for defunding.
Reynolds is the third whistleblower to accuse her former Planned Parenthood employer of fraud against the government.

Former Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles CFO P. Victor Gonzalez has a case in federal court accusing his employer of similar activity.

And the IRS is investigating charges brought by an unnamed employee of the now defunct Planned Parenthood Golden Gate.

Meanwhile, Americans United for Life reports that government audits have uncovered similar fraud at Planned Parenthoods in New Jersey, New York, and Washington state.

On September 15 Republican Congressman Cliff Stearns, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, launched an investigation of Planned Parenthood Federation and its 83 affiliates. He can add this information to the pile.

Also Read: Many reasons to INVESTIGATE abortion giant Planned Parenthood – spelled out in gruesome detail!