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Planned Parenthood fined TRIPLE what AG reported for medicaid fraud ! $4.3 million !

Posted in Medicaid Billing Practices, Planned Parenthood medicaid fraud with tags , , , , , , on July 31, 2013 by saynsumthn

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Planned Parenthood’s Houston-based affiliate clarified Tuesday that it settled for $4.3 million, three times the $1.4 million that Abbott reported a week ago.

The Houston Chronicle. has reported that Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast settled a whistle-blower lawsuit that alleged the Houston nonprofit engaged in fraudulent Medicaid billing for $4.3 million – nearly $3 million more than was announced last week by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

The say that, in finalizing the settlement, which includes total state and federal recovery, the agency claimed the allegations that it submitted more than $30 million in fraudulent bills between 2003 and 2009 were “baseless.”

The lawsuit was brought by a former medical assistant in agency’s Lufkin clinic. The lawsuit alleged “defendant’s billing policies routinely instructed clinic staff to enter billing codes for certain services, regardless of whether patients’ charts recorded that such service was actually provided.”

Last week, Texas Attorney General’s, in announcing a $1.4 million settlement, said its investigation showed the agency charged for “services that were never actually rendered, not medically necessary and were not covered by the Medicaid program.”

TX AG MEdicaid Fraud

Planned Parenthood to pay $1.4 MILLION for Medicaid fraud in Texas

Posted in Financial mismanagement, Medicaid Billing Practices, Planned Parenthood CEO, Planned Parenthood Employee, Planned Parenthood medicaid fraud with tags , , , , , , , on July 24, 2013 by saynsumthn

UPDATE: July 30,2013 Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast settled a whistle-blower lawsuit that alleged the Houston nonprofit engaged in fraudulent Medicaid billing for $4.3 million – nearly $3 million more than was announced last week by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, according to the Houston Chronicle.

In finalizing the settlement, which includes total state and federal recovery, the agency claimed the allegations that it submitted more than $30 million in fraudulent bills between 2003 and 2009 were “baseless.”

“This settlement is not an admission of guilt,” Planned Parenthood said in a prepared statement.

The lawsuit was brought by a former medical assistant in agency’s Lufkin clinic. The lawsuit alleged “defendant’s billing policies routinely instructed clinic staff to enter billing codes for certain services, regardless of whether patients’ charts recorded that such service was actually provided.”

Last week, the attorney general’s office, in announcing a $1.4 million settlement, said its investigation showed the agency charged for “services that were never actually rendered, not medically necessary and were not covered by the Medicaid program.”

The Texas attorney general’s office has settled a Medicaid fraud case with Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast.

TX AG MEdicaid Fraud

The Texas Attorney General’s Office today concluded the State’s Medicaid fraud investigation into Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Inc. Under today’s agreement, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast must pay $1.4 million for fraudulently overbilling the taxpayer-funded Medicaid program.

After a whistleblower lawsuit was filed alleging improper billing practices by Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, an investigation was opened by the Texas Attorney General’s Office and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of Inspector General. The State’s investigation revealed that Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast improperly billed the Texas Medicaid program for products and services that were never actually rendered, not medically necessary, and were not covered by the Medicaid program – and were therefore not eligible for reimbursement. For example, state investigators determined that Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast falsified material information in patients’ medical records in order to support fraudulent reimbursement claims to the Medicaid program.

Under the agreement announced today, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast must pay $1.4 million to resolve the Medicaid fraud enforcement action. Because Medicaid is jointly funded by the State and the federal government, the federal government is entitled to a portion of the Texas recovery. Under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act, the relator-whistleblower that uncovered the defendant’s fraudulent conduct will also receive a share of the State’s recovery.

Nationally recognized for its successful efforts to recover funds wrongfully taken from the Medicaid program, the Texas Attorney General’s Civil Medicaid Fraud Division (CMF) is responsible for pursuing fraud claims through civil enforcement actions. Since 2002, CMF’s recoveries for the State of Texas have passed the $400 million mark – while total recoveries for the state and federal governments now exceed $1 billion.

According to Life News: 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, 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.

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In 2005, Planned Parenthood of Houston and Southeast Texas (PPHSET) entered a management agreement with Planned Parenthood of Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta (PPLAMD). PPLAMD had been operating health centers in Louisiana since 1984. In 2010, the two affiliates officially merged and became Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Inc. (PPGC). Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast now serves 35 counties in Southeast Texas and the entire state of Louisiana. PPGC operates 12 health centers – 7 in the Houston area, 3 in Southeast Texas and 2 in Louisiana.

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After the merger, as Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, paid their employees well according to a 2010 annual report:

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Have to wonder if these six digit salaries did not come at the expense of Texas Tax Payers in the Medicaid Fraud?
CEO Peter Durkin took in $234,538
Meloney Linton $151,475
Jeffrey Palmer $124,236

Planned Parenthood reports that they killed 333,964 unborn children from abortion with our tax dollars in the year 2011 to 2012 according to their most recent report! In addition, according to Planned Parenthood’s “Services” fact sheet, its clinics performed 329,445 abortions in 2010.

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According to Planned Parenthood’s 2011-2012 Annual Report, the Planned Parenthood abortion giant received $542 MILLION Dollars in Government Grants for year ending June 2012 !

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BACKSTORY:

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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.”
H/T Texas Watchdog

Planned Parenthood of North Texas PAC fined $3,000 for campaign finance violations

Aug 26, 2010 By Mark Lisheron

The Texas Ethics Commission has fined Cary Jennings, the campaign treasurer for Planned Parenthood of North Texas‘ political action committee, $3,000 for failing to disclose spending $26,695 to support four political candidates in the November, 2008 state elections.

The Ethics Commission also found Planned Parenthood of North Texas Action Fund Political Committee had either failed to report or made mistakes with political contribution and expenditure totals on more than 17 monthly reports required by state law.

The political action committee in a November 2008 report said it spent $26,695 for mass mailings the previous month. However, the report failed to say the mailings were made in support of Wendy Davis, who was running for state Senate and Dan Barrett, Carol Kent and Chris Turner, who were running for state House seats, according to the Ethics Commission findings.

The following month, the political action committee reported spending $15,410 in one day to the same company for a blitz of campaign telephone calls on behalf of Davis, Kent, Turner and Robert Miklos, who was running for the House. The Commission took note that this disclosure of candidate support was not reflected on the report’s cover page.

The committee filed 17 corrected campaign finance reports on Sept. 14, 2009. Texas Watchdog has a call in to Planned Parenthood, and will update the blog if we hear back from the group here .
Davis, Kent, Turner and Miklos won their legislative races, while Barrett lost to Republican physician Mark Shelton.

The Ft. Worth Telegraph reported it this way: Planned Parenthood PAC failed to disclose campaign support
Posted Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010

The Planned Parenthood of North Texas Action Fund PAC fouled up 17 monthly campaign expense reports and omitted an expenditure of about $27,000 that supported four local candidates for the Legislature.

The Texas Ethics Commission posted a report this week that said the political action committee failed to identify the candidates and improperly disclosed expenditures on their behalf.

An amended finance report filed by the PAC shows that the candidates supported by the mailings were Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, and House candidates Chris Turner, Dan Barrett and Carol Kent, all Democrats.

The committee’s treasurer, Cary Jennings, declined to comment. He was fined $3,000, according to a commission order.

The PAC has made internal changes, Director Kathryn Allen said.

“We feel we have fixed the problem and will not make this mistake going forward,” she said. “We weren’t trying to conceal our support for those candidates.”

At question was $26,695 paid on Oct. 14, 2008. The PAC corrected filings in September 2009 to show that it paid Gold Communications to send mailers that benefited the four legislative candidates. The original November 2008 monthly report disclosed the expense but not that the money directly benefited candidates.

The commission found the error when examining a complaint about monthly reports. Between April 2008 and August 2009, the PAC filed reports that inaccurately stated the balance of cash on hand. Balances changed on average by about $6,700. The two largest changes to the contribution balance were a decrease of $25,100 and a decrease of $44,560.

Once the mistake was found, the PAC filed corrected reports within a week, Allen said.

“Our PAC is fairly new, and being new to reporting, we had some technical errors that were found,” Allen said. “They were related to cash on hand. Those have been corrected.”

Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/08/26/2428025/planned-parenthood-pac-failed.html#ixzz0xobkyfYd
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In 2009

An Audit Shows Planned Parenthood Owes Thousands, sources say debt stands at $1 million

According to this story by KFOX: Planned Parenthood Owes $154K To UMC from November 13, 2009

EL PASO, Texas — KFOX has confirmed Friday that Planned Parenthood Center of El Paso owes more than $150,000 to the county’s University Medical Center.

Through an open records request, KFOX has learned that PPCEP owes UMC $154,814. Sources close to PPCEP claim their total debt stands at more than $1 million.

University Medical Center declined any comment on PPCEP’s current balance. They did not disclose what type of contract was established.

As KFOX reported, a state audit found that PPCEP violated its state contracts after it requested reimbursement for bills that were never paid.

State representatives have told KFOX that it is unclear if the money will ever be collected, and PPCEP is currently under bankruptcy protection.

KFOX has not been able to confirm PPCEP’s bankruptcy status

View Story Here:

Inspector General Report Here

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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.

Federal court refuses to hear MEGA RICH Planned Parenthood appeal in Texas

Posted in 911 calls, Defund Planned Parenthood, Planned Parenthood rich off taxpayers with tags , , , , , , , , on October 26, 2012 by saynsumthn

Some History of Planned Parenthood in Texas

2012
Planned Parenthood Texas CEO Exposes Himself:

Tony Ray Thornton, 56, allegedly exposed himself to another adult male on Monday afternoon at the MacKenzie Park baseball field, according to a police report .


Posted from the ACLJ Aug. 13, 2012

The ACLJ’s 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.

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

The federal court noted that the 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.”
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H/T Texas Watchdog

Planned Parenthood of North Texas PAC fined $3,000 for campaign finance violations

Aug 26, 2010 By Mark Lisheron

The Texas Ethics Commission has fined Cary Jennings, the campaign treasurer for Planned Parenthood of North Texas‘ political action committee, $3,000 for failing to disclose spending $26,695 to support four political candidates in the November, 2008 state elections.

The Ethics Commission found Planned Parenthood of North Texas Action Fund Political Committee had either failed to report or made mistakes with political contribution and expenditure totals on more than 17 monthly reports required by state law.

The political action committee in a November 2008 report said it spent $26,695 for mass mailings the previous month. However, the report failed to say the mailings were made in support of Wendy Davis, who was running for state Senate and Dan Barrett, Carol Kent and Chris Turner, who were running for state House seats, according to the Ethics Commission findings.

The following month, the political action committee reported spending $15,410 in one day to the same company for a blitz of campaign telephone calls on behalf of Davis, Kent, Turner and Robert Miklos, who was running for the House. The Commission took note that this disclosure of candidate support was not reflected on the report’s cover page.

The committee filed 17 corrected campaign finance reports on Sept. 14, 2009. Texas Watchdog has a call in to Planned Parenthood, and will update the blog if we hear back from the group here .
Davis, Kent, Turner and Miklos won their legislative races, while Barrett lost to Republican physician Mark Shelton.

The Ft. Worth Telegraph reported it this way: Planned Parenthood PAC failed to disclose campaign support
Posted Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010

The Planned Parenthood of North Texas Action Fund PAC fouled up 17 monthly campaign expense reports and omitted an expenditure of about $27,000 that supported four local candidates for the Legislature.

The Texas Ethics Commission posted a report this week that said the political action committee failed to identify the candidates and improperly disclosed expenditures on their behalf.

An amended finance report filed by the PAC shows that the candidates supported by the mailings were Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, and House candidates Chris Turner, Dan Barrett and Carol Kent, all Democrats.

The committee’s treasurer, Cary Jennings, declined to comment. He was fined $3,000, according to a commission order.

The PAC has made internal changes, Director Kathryn Allen said.

“We feel we have fixed the problem and will not make this mistake going forward,” she said. “We weren’t trying to conceal our support for those candidates.”

At question was $26,695 paid on Oct. 14, 2008. The PAC corrected filings in September 2009 to show that it paid Gold Communications to send mailers that benefited the four legislative candidates. The original November 2008 monthly report disclosed the expense but not that the money directly benefited candidates.

The commission found the error when examining a complaint about monthly reports. Between April 2008 and August 2009, the PAC filed reports that inaccurately stated the balance of cash on hand. Balances changed on average by about $6,700. The two largest changes to the contribution balance were a decrease of $25,100 and a decrease of $44,560.

Once the mistake was found, the PAC filed corrected reports within a week, Allen said.

“Our PAC is fairly new, and being new to reporting, we had some technical errors that were found,” Allen said. “They were related to cash on hand. Those have been corrected.”

Read more: http://www.star-telegram.com/2010/08/26/2428025/planned-parenthood-pac-failed.html#ixzz0xobkyfYd
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In 2009

An Audit Shows Planned Parenthood Owes Thousands, sources say debt stands at $1 million

According to this story by KFOX: Planned Parenthood Owes $154K To UMC from November 13, 2009

EL PASO, Texas — KFOX has confirmed Friday that Planned Parenthood Center of El Paso owes more than $150,000 to the county’s University Medical Center.

Through an open records request, KFOX has learned that PPCEP owes UMC $154,814. Sources close to PPCEP claim their total debt stands at more than $1 million.

University Medical Center declined any comment on PPCEP’s current balance. They did not disclose what type of contract was established.

As KFOX reported, a state audit found that PPCEP violated its state contracts after it requested reimbursement for bills that were never paid.

State representatives have told KFOX that it is unclear if the money will ever be collected, and PPCEP is currently under bankruptcy protection.

KFOX has not been able to confirm PPCEP’s bankruptcy status

View Story Here:

Inspector General Report Here

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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.

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HOUSTON TX :

This incident comes on the heels of another one at a Planned Parenthood in Houston.

Pro-lifers in Houston post audio of a 911 call made by Planned Parenthood in August. On the emergency call, Planned Parenthood tells 911 they have a patient who is hemorrhaging and that there is a “crash cart” on scene.

Pro-life activists documented the incident with photos and video. (See above)

Ambulance arrived at Planned Parenthood in Houston:

And what about the way Planned Parenthood “Cares for Women” here are some examples:

Planned Parenthood received $349.6 million in tax dollars in the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2008, and $363.2 MILLION Dollars on Government Grants ( Tax Dollars) in 2009– that is ONE MILLION DOLLARS PER DAY of taxpayer money !!!

Cecile Richards; Planned Parenthood President

Planned Parenthood then took those hard earned dollars away from poor and middle class hard working people and it paid its president, Cecile Richards, $385,163, plus another $11,876 in benefits and deferred compensation. ( View 2008 990 here )

The $385,163 in pay Planned Parenthood President Richards received in the organization’s fiscal year ending June 30, 2008 was recorded in the group’s publicly available Internal Revenue Service Form 990 filed for that year.

Richards also received $346,285 in total compensation from Planned Parenthood and $38,476 in total compensation from related groups in the organization’s fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2009, according to the organization’s Form 990 for that year. In a 2010 PPFA 990, Cecile Richards reported earning $319,245 from PPFA and $35,471 from related PP organizations

What you may not know is how much money , in a time of economic depression, Cecile Richards and her crew at Planned Parenthood are making, paid for by hard working American Tax Payers like me and you.

Other Officers at the National Level received the following compensation:

CFO, MARIA ACOSTA received $89,691 from Planned Parenthood $5,725 from related organizations and $2,362 in estimated compensations. In a 2010 PPFA 990, Acosta received $242,845 from PPFA and $21,118 from related organizations.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER MARYANA ISKANDER received $245,814 from Planned Parenthood and $23,696 in estimated compensations. In a 2010 PPFA 990 was compensated $289,166 by PPFA.

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT KIM MEREDITH received $220,427 from Planned Parenthood $24,492 from related organizations and $24,076 in estimated compensations. In a 2010 PPFA 990 was compensated $145,344 from PPFA and $16,149 from related organizations. Before joining PPFA in 2006, Meredith spent nearly nine years as the chief operating officer at the now defunct and now disaffiliated Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, a Planned Parenthood clinic which squandered tax dollars and will close and never repay their debtors .

NATIONAL POLITIC AND FIELD DIR, ELLEN GOLOMBEK received $203,843 from Planned Parenthood $10,729 from related organizations and $15,288 in estimated compensations, she has since left Planned Parenthood to work in the Colorado Governor’s Administration.

VP OF MEDICAL AFFAIR, VANESSA CULLINS received $248,251 from Planned Parenthood and $15,600 in estimated compensations and In a 2010 PPFA 990 Cullins was compensated $257,907 from PPFA.
VP OF GENERAL COUNSEL , BARBARA E OTTEN received $219,210 from Planned Parenthood $11,537 from related organizations and $39,074 in estimated compensations and in a 2010 PPFA 990
Otten was compensated $240,326 from PPFA and $12,648 from related organizations.


In 2008- Planned Parenthood New England’s 2008 990 reports that

NANCY MOSHER CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER made $191,310

THOMAS FRANK CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER made $ 137,989

CHERYL GIBSON MEDICAL DIRECTOR Made $195,778

SUSAN SMITH STAFF PHYSICIAN Made $127,997

KIM BOYMAN STAFF PHYSICIAN Made $112,439

CAROLYN ERNST VP OF HEALTH SERVICES Made $96,370

BEVERLY ANN SHADLEY VP OF DEVELOPMENT Made $86,202

According to a Planned Parenthood Mar Monte 2009 990 report:

Linda Williams CEO

Linda T Williams , CEO earned $322,902 in reportable compensation plus $27,021 in other compensation

John R Giambruno, CFO/VP earned $198,282 in reportable compensation and $19.335 in other compensation

DOROTHY LOUISE FURGERSON, M.D. , medical director earned $228,4211 in reportable compensation and $13,483 in other compensation

ABRAHAM CABICO CABEBE, M.D. , physician earned $188,818 in reportable compensation and $11,19 in other compensation

Rayroz Dodson-Crawford, controller earned $168,540 in reportable compensation and $15,966 in other compensation

KAREN MICHELE WEBSTER, M.D. , physician earned $167,485 in reportable compensation and $9,847 in other compensation

Richard Fischer, assoc. medical director earned $163,156 working 20 hours in reportable compensation and $8,751 in other compensation

Jesse Joplin earned $260,856 for “medical services”

RONALD BERMAN, M.D. earned $149,545 for “Medical services”

Here is the real kicker- the JANITOR also makes a 6 Digit Salary:

According to a Planned Parenthood Mar Monte 2009 990 report: Darris Gooding earned $104,481 for “Janitorial Services” and $118,435 in 2008

According to Planned Parenthood Mohawk Hudson’s 990 report for 2010

Paul Drisgula CEO / PRESIDENT Took home $92,948 in Reportable Compensation plus $6301 in other compensation

Margaret Roberts CEO / Co-President made $95,882 in reportable compensation plus $ $2856 in other compensation

Marc Heller, MDMedical Director $78,515 in reportable compensation plus $6623 in other compensation

Listed as licensed by the State of New York is a Doctor Marc E Heller and Marc Elliot Heller with the same license number of 122543

Also listed as DISCIPLINED by the state of New York is a Elliot M Heller with License #158614 – they do not appear to be the same physicians according to license numbers issued.

John Dewey– Clinical Physician $103875 in reportable compensation plus $174 in other compensation

Jill June is the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland

According to a 2008 Planned Parenthood 990: Jill June took home $142,518 dollars in reportable compensation

Penelope A Dickey ,VP Patient Services raked in $119,288 dollars in reportable compensation

DENNIS RCARNEY ,VP OF FINANCE raked in $96,532 dollars in reportable compensation

THOMAS ROSS , PHYSICIAN raked in $114,491 dollars in reportable compensation

SUSAN HASKELL , PHYSICIAN raked in $128,116 dollars in reportable compensation

According to a 2010 990 released by Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest

Leonard Dodson took home $186,974 in base compensation $15,000 in bonus incentive compensation $5075 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $207,049 salary

Darrah Johnson took home $243,654 in base compensation $25,000 in bonus incentive compensation $6000 in other reportable compensation $19,700 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $294,354 salary

Kate Sheehan took home $166,260 in base compensation $146,249 in other reportable compensation $4988 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $317,497 salary

Keith Limberg took home $182,510 in base compensation $4000 in bonus compensation $10,997 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $197,507 salary

Amgela Reed took home $174,720 in base compensation $11,328 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $186,048 salary

Nancy Sasaki took home $180’418 in base compensation $5000 in bonus incentives $2761 in other reportable compensation $7570 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $195,749 salary

Son Nguysen took home $22,169 in base compensation $69,466 in other reportable compensation $12,398 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $309,031 salary

Thomas Moran took home $249,185 in base compensation $4731 in other reportable compensation $10,154 in non taxable benefits for a whopping $264,070 salary

In 2011- the TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS for Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains was $ 3,739,003

A 2008 990 from Planned Parenthood reveals the following:

Vicky Cowart, president and CEO took in a whopping $217,701 in base compensation plus $30, 525 in bonus and incentive compensation , $7447.00 in deferred compensation, $8401.00 in nontaxable benefits – for a grand total of $264,077

John Duffy CFO of Finance took in $128,752 plus $8854 in other compensation

Gail Kelley COO/ Senior VP took in $138,401 plus $5123 in other compensation

Jodell Allen Physician took in $171,853 in base compensation , $5153.00 in deferred compensation, $4809.00 in nontaxable benefits, for a grand total of $181,818

Savita Ginde worked on 20 hours a week as Medical Director to earn $253,503 in base compensation $7605.00 in deferred compensation $5153.00 in nontaxable benefits, for a grand total of $266,251


Planned Parenthood of New York City : Officers six digit salaries as reported on their 2009 990 tax form:

Joan Malin – made $229,064

Maureen E. Paul made $327,061

Louis K. Corso made $173,423

Gerald Zupnik made $257,929

Gillian Dean made $156,912

Anne M. Robinson made $168,767

What does Tax Dollars get Planned Parenthood of Illinois

Six Digit Pay Checks !!!! Paid for by you and me, according to their 2008 990 tax form.

Medical Director Caroline Hoke made $313,895

CEO Steve Trombley made $304,220 plus $58,000 bonus income = $362,220

Physician Jennifer Brown made $155,330

Physician Darwin Jackson made $111,525

CFO Cheryl Harris made $120,324

VP of development made $119,915

VP of clinic operations Julie Rabinovitz made $116,748

Assoc. Medical Director Kai Tao made $109,725


According to the report, the average hours they all worked was only 35 hours per week for their FAT CAT RICH SIX DIGIT PLANNED PARENTHOOD SALARIES !

According to the 2007 990 tax report filed by Mid-Hudson Valley Planned Parenthood , their execs are smiling because they raked in thousands in salaries off the backs of taxpayers like you and me:

President and CEO Claire Coleman made $154,437

Physician Raymond Burnett-Biglane made $104,749

VP Patient Services Kyra Carr made $93,426

VP Development Anne Matsui made $86,775

VP Finance Yvonne Van Tassel made $86,775

According to a 2008 Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino 990- several employees of the tax funded organization rakes in 6 digit salaries:

CEO Jon Dunn $270.529 plus $10,000 in bonus and incentive compensation and $25,242 in non-taxable benefits for a grand total of $305,177

Stephanie Knight SVP-CA was paid $145,154 plus $16,116 in non-taxable benefits for a grand total of $161,270

Nancy Dudley SVP-SD was paid $162,189 plus $14,741 in non-taxable benefits for a grand total of $176,930

Dan Seargeant , SVP-Finance was paid $133,770

Scott Marshall, SVP-HR was paid $131,453 plus $14,099 in other compensation

Mary Sedo, Clinician was paid $110,619 plus $12,599 in other compensation

Robert Armenta , VP-PA was paid $101,146 plus $11,946 in other compensation

Qin Zhao , Clinician was paid $104,340 plus $8,446 in other compensation

Karl Eastlund was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho in November of 2011 after serving for five months in the interim position.Karl joined Planned Parenthood in 2003 as the Chief Financial Officer and quickly became the organizations Chief Operating Officer.

According to a 2009, 990 filed by Planned Parenthood of Central Washington, Eastlund made $100,648 base compensation , $5,000 in Bonus and incentive pay,$3,408 in retirement and other compensation, $5654 in non-taxable benefits, for a grand total of $114,710. Eastlund only worked on average 37.50 hours per week for that salary.

Former CEOs Anna Franks received $212,513 from the tax funded Planned Parenthood and Medical Director Sara Cate was paid $145,683

Planned Parenthood of Central Washington has now become Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho and given the salary of their previous CEO Anna Franks, it is expected that Eastlund will earn well over $200,000 from the TAX FUNDED organization.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER MARYANA ISKANDER received $245,814 from Planned Parenthood and $23,696 in estimated compensations

Debby D’Arcangelo

in 2012, Debby D’Arcangelo was named the new president and CEO of the Planned Parenthood Association of the Mercer Area.

In 2009, Planned Parenthood of Mercer County paid their President and CEO Xan Blake $$129,315 annually to work an average of 35 hours per week according to their 990 on file with the IRS. In addition, the CEO received $6357.00 in other compensation for a total pay of $135,672.00.

Allison Howe the VP of Health Services raked in $79,933.00 for her 35 hours of work each week and was additionally compensated $2398.00.

Elizabeth Dumont Planned Parenthood’s VP of Finance got a whopping $77,758.00 and a compensation of $2,333.00 for her 35 hours of work each week.

According to a 2008 Planned Parenthood 990:

CHRIS CHARBONNEAU, PRESIDENT/CEO earned $259,259 in reportable compensation and $13,905 in other compensation

MARY GRINNELL, CFO earned $171,073 in reportable compensation and $12,052 in other compensation

LUCILLE K. ARENDT, VP EXTERNAL AFFAIRS earned $154,437 in reportable compensation and $11,519 in other compensation

CAROLE WILLIAMS, VP HUMAN RESOURCES earned $142,387 in reportable compensation and $10,111 in other compensation

STEPHEN MCCALLISTER, VP INFO TECHNOLOGY earned $142,387 in reportable compensation and $11,046 in other compensation

ANNA KAMINSKI, ASSOC MEDICAL DIR earned $133,193 in reportable compensation and $10,925 in other compensation

CAROLE MILLER, VP OF EDUCATION & TRAINI earned $118,595 in reportable compensation and $3,812 in other compensation

ROBERT CAMPBELL MCINTYRE, MEDICAL DIRECTOR earned $253,748 in reportable compensation and $13,905 in other compensation

MARIANNE TWYMAN, PHYSICIAN earned $111,351 in reportable compensation and $5,310 in other compensation

VICTORIA FLETCHER, DIR CLINICIAN SERVICES 107,566 in reportable compensation and $8,772 in other compensation

OFFICERS EARNED 6 Digits as well:

CHRIS CHARBONNEAU $259,259 in base compensation $6,900 deferred compensation $ 7,005 on taxable benefits for a total of $273,164

MICHAEL ROMO total $229,466

MARY GRINNELL Total $183,125

LUCILLE K. ARENDT Total $165,956

CAROLE WILLIAMS Total $ 152,498

STEPHEN MCCALLISTER Total $153,433

ROBERT CAMPBELL MCINTYRE Total $267,653

These figures do not account for each Planned Parenthood director – there are over 800 locations, making six digits in many cases as welll….

Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Web site shows that it performed 332,278 abortions in 2009, up 8,270 from 2008. Why should the taxpayer be forced to fund abortion?

Planned Parenthood also PROFITED $64 million dollars in that same year ! Why do they need you and I to fund them?

But, Planned Parenthood’s profits are politicians gains. Just look at this analysis from Open Secrets which monitors 501C3 organizations and how they distribute and collect their funding:

The organization’s political action committee, for example, donated more than $148,000 to federal candidates — almost all Democrats –– during the 2010 election cycle. The PAC spent more than $443,000 overall.

Planned Parenthood also recorded $905,796 in independent expenditures during the 2010 cycle — money spent in support of, or in opposition to, federal political candidates, largely through advertisements. The top beneficiaries of this money were Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.).

In 2010 alone, Planned Parenthood and a California affiliate together spent more than $700,000 on federal lobbying efforts, a Center for Responsive Politics analysis of federal lobbying records finds. By comparison, all other organizations that primarily advocate for abortion rights collectively spent $247,280 on federal lobbying efforts during the same period.

So, not only does taxpayer money make Planned Parenthood officials RICH FAT CATS, they also expand the coffers of the politicians who support them- see how the cycle works?
Planned Parenthood also PROFITED $64 million dollars in that same year ! Why do they need you and I to fund them?

Just how is Planned Parenthood spending YOUR money ???

They are building MEGA Centers around the country which are muti-million dollars abortion clinics:

This year ( 2012) Planned Parenthood just spent $35 MILLION Dollars on a NEW Facility in New York- was that necessary?

In 2010, in Oregon alone- Planned Parenthood spent $12.5 Million Dollars on a Headquarters there ( Read here )

Planned Parenthood of North Texas has broken ground in southwest Fort Worth, Texas on a $6.5 million health center and administrative office. According to its website, the planned 19,000 square foot complex will be triple the size of the facility it is replacing.

Construction has begun on Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region’s new health center at 2430 Poplar Avenue in Midtown Memphis

$2 Million Dollars: 2012- Planned Parenthood plans to open its first health center in the Victor Valley by the end of the year on Park Avenue, next to the Coco’s Bakery. The site was built in the ’80s to house Chuck E. Cheese’s and was last used in 2006 as a furniture store.
A Victorville zoning administrator approved the site plan for the $2.2 million project in early May, since the medical office is a permitted use in that area and the project meets all city codes. The site plan calls for minor exterior improvements and parking lot alterations to the existing 10,000-square-foot building.

$2.3 Million: 2012- Planned Parenthood of Illinois’ Teen Awareness Group helped kick off the remodel of the Planned Parenthood health center at 302 E. Stoughton St.
According to a press release, the budget for the remodel is $2.3 million.

In June of 2012, a builder informed pro-lifer Terri Palmquist of the construction of the new Planned Parenthood “mega” abortion center planned for Bakersfield, CA— over 10,000 square feet — a few blocks west of Mercy Hospital, across the street from a residential area. The new location is about a block west of the existing Planned Parenthood office, where abortions have apparently never been committed, although abortion referrals have frequently occurred.

Planned Parenthood is building a 13,000+ sq. ft. facility in Virginia Beach (515 Newtown Rd.)

$2.3 Million: 2010- Planned Parenthood is preparing to start a $2.3 million building project to expand its services and client base in Champaign.
Beth Kanter, Planned Parenthood spokeswoman, said the organization is planning a complete remodeling of its Champaign facility at 302 E. Stoughton St. and has raised more than half the money needed to pay for it.

Construction is moving forward on the new Planned Parenthood facility in the Glenwood community between Eugene and Springfield.

$1.69 Million– ALBANY, NY -September 13, 2010, Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood opens the doors at its new Albany health care center and administrative offices at 855 Central Avenue. The new facility takes up the entire third floor of the three story building, located between CVS and Orange Ford across from the Hannaford Plaza on Central Avenue. In addition to the Albany health center, the facility includes a large conference room, a library, and a “Teen room”, as well as administrative and education offices. “We now have 18,000 square feet of completely renovated space explained UHPP President/CEO Patricia McGeown. The total cost $1.692 million cost .

In 2011, Planned Parenthood Arizona opened a new 1,982- square-foot medical facility.


Months after Planned Parenthood paid $733,151 cash for a 17,050 sq ft unfinished shell in Auburn Hills, Michigan, it stands empty as a neighboring hotel owner continues to battle the abortion giant in court, claiming a deed restriction prevents the structure from being used as an abortion mill.

PPLM’s Central Massachusetts 11,000 square feet Center at 470 Pleasant Street in Worcester!

Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood announced the conclusion of a state-of-the-art facility at 855 Central Ave.The new clinic occupies 18,000 square feet of completely renovated space

Concord-based Planned Parenthood Shasta Pacific has expanded from the East Bay after the national Planned Parenthood Federation canceled its affiliation with the former Planned Parenthood Golden Gate last September due to a host of financial and administrative problems. The Shasta Pacific affiliate’s new clinic is opening in a 1,600-square-foot space at 141 Camino Alto, a medical office building across from Mill Valley Middle School that also includes two dental practices, an orthodontist and a prosthodontist.

On May 11th, 2010, Planned Parenthood opened its 76,000 square foot facility at 4600 Gulf Freeway.

Planned Parenthood of MN, ND, and SD is building a 46,000 sq. ft., 3-story mega-mill in an industrial park….

Some argue that Planned Parenthood is a “good” organization despite the fact that they were founded by a RACIST KLAN speaker who was so connected with the Eugenics Movement that many of her Planned Parenthood board members were Eugenics members as well. Eugenics is the movement that forcefully sterilized thousands of Blacks in the US and Planned Parenthood’s founder, Margaret Sanger agreed with that ideology. For more on that history watch the documentary film: Maafa21

While Planned Parenthood touts itself as an organization dedicated to women’s reproductive health, more than one-third of the executives surveyed in the new report (36%) are men and only 12 percent of them have any health background while 11 percent have some sort of political background.

The report also surveyed the salaries of the top employees of the abortion business, which maintains its headquarters in new York City. The report shows Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards and her chief lieutenants are paid well.

Top salaries at the Planned Parenthood’s national office, according to the PPFA Federal Form 990 for the year ending June 30, 2010 are:

President Cecile Richards $353,819
Chief Operating Officer Maryana Iskander $288,886
Chief Financial Officer Maria Acosta $263,443
VP of Medical Affairs Vanessa Cullins $257,115
VP of General Counsel Barbara Otten $251,379
VP of Public Policy Laurie Rubiner $248,438
VP of Operations Karen Ruffatto $247,932
VP of Affiliates Lisa David $245,322

UPDATE : 2010 Report
1. PP North Texas, Dallas, TX (salary of previous CEO) $324,381
2. PP Mar Monte, San Jose, CA (Linda Williams) $315,950
3. PP Illinois, Chicago, IL (salary of previous CEO) $302,014
4. PP Hudson Peconic, Hawthorne, NY (Reina Schiffrin) $296,908
5. PP Northern New England, Williston,VT (Steve Trombley) $292,297
6. PP Orange & San Bernadino, Orange, CA (Joe Dunn) $278,871
7. PP Treasure Coast, West Palm Beach, FL (Lillian Tamayo) $275,238
8. PP MN, SD & ND, St. Paul, MN (Sarah Stoesz) $268,710
9. PP Heartland, Des Moines, IA (Jill June) $265,389
10. PP Southern New England, New Haven, CT (Judy Tabar) $264,766
11. PP Great Northwest, Seattle, WA (Chris Charbonneau) $259,405
12. PP League of MA, Boston, MA (Dianne Luby) $256,474

Texas AG to Hillary Clinton, Election Code does not authorize UN OSCE to enter the polling place

Posted in ACORN, United Nations with tags , , , , , , on October 26, 2012 by saynsumthn

Attorney General Abbott Informs U.S. State Department that International Election Observers Cannot Circumvent Texas Law

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today informed U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is not exempt from Texas election law. The Attorney General’s letter to Sec. Clinton comes a day after the OSCE sent the State Department a letter asking that federal officials take steps to ensure the OSCE’s election observers are not “restrained in their activities” while in Texas.

In the response, Attorney General Abbott made clear: “The Election Code does not authorize OSCE representatives to enter polling places. If the OSCE does not want to follow Texas law, then perhaps it should send its representatives to another state.”

Attorney General Abbott added: “I’m particularly offended that the European organization seems to be working with American groups tied to ACORN — a community coalition accused of voter fraud.”

The letter from the OSCE suggests that the international group can circumvent Texas election law by gaining unfettered access to Texas’ polling locations. That appears to violate Texas law which prevents unauthorized persons from entering a polling place-or loitering within 100 feet of a polling place’s entrance-on Election Day. OSCE monitors are not granted an exception to Texas law.

The OSCE is an international group comprised of 56 members including EU nations and other countries such as Albania, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, the Russian Federation, Slovenia and Turkey. They previously announced they would be sending election observers to sites throughout the United States, including Texas, on Election Day.

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Text of the letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton:

October 25, 2012

The Honorable
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
2201 C Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20520

Dear Madam Secretary:

Yesterday you received a letter from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) asking that the U.S. Department of State take steps to ensure the OSCE’s election observers are not “restrained in their activities” while in the State of Texas. It appears that OSCE is under the misimpression that the State Department can somehow help its representatives circumvent the Texas Election Code. Texas law prohibits unauthorized persons from entering a polling place—or loitering within 100 feet of a polling place’s entrance—on Election Day. OSCE monitors are expected to follow that law like everyone else.

As you know, Texas election laws govern anyone who participates in Texas elections. The fact that representatives of the United States joined the U.S.S.R, Yugoslavia, Romania, and other OSCE member-nations in signing a document at a 1989 conference in Copenhagen has absolutely no bearing on the administration of elections or laws governing elections in the State of Texas. Yet the OSCE invokes the 1990 OSCE Copenhagen Document to seek your help ensuring that its representatives are not “restrained” by Texas law. If the OSCE wishes to visit Texas during election season, we welcome the opportunity to educate its representatives about the State’s electoral process. But OSCE is not above the law and its representatives must at all times comply with Texas law when they are present in this state.

While the 1990 OSCE Copenhagen Document cited in the OSCE letter is legally irrelevant and will have no impact on the State’s administration of the November elections, for the sake of accuracy you should know that the letter misconstrues OSCE’s own governing documents. Indeed, the OSCE claims that requiring its representatives to comply with Texas law somehow contravenes paragraph 8 of the Copenhagen document. That is false.

In fact, paragraph 8 specifically stipulates that OSCE representatives may only observe elections “to the extent allowed by law.” As you know, in the United States that means both state and federal law. The OSCE’s letter states only that its observers are committed to compliance “with all national laws and regulations.” This statement may simply reveal that the OSCE is unfamiliar with our nation’s federalist system. On the other hand, it may reveal that the OSCE does not consider itself restrained by state law. Texas needs OSCE’s assurance that its representatives will abide by Texas law when they are present in this state. We have not received that assurance.

In addition to my desire to defend and enforce Texas election laws, I am also concerned that an unnecessary political agenda may have infected OSCE’s election monitoring activities. The OSCE has published policy recommendations and other reports that raise objections to state laws that prohibit convicted felons from voting, prevent voter registration fraud, and require voters to present a photo identification at the polling place. The OSCE may object to photo identification laws and prohibitions on felons voting—but our nation’s Supreme Court has upheld both laws as entirely consistent with the U.S. Constitution. And perhaps ironically, the OSCE representative leading the mission to the United States hails from the Netherlands, which has a photo identification law for voters. According to the Dutch government’s official website: “checking identity documents helps fight fraud.” Why the OSCE appears to now question voter identification laws in the United States is beyond reason. Perhaps it is just politics. Regardless, the OSCE’s perspective on Voter ID is legally irrelevant in the United States.

Indeed, contrary to the principles of “political pluralism” articulated in the 1990 OSCE Copenhagen Document, the OSCE has recently coordinated with a number of plainly partisan organizations in the United States. This appears to reflect a concerted effort to politicize an initiative that was previously perceived as an international information exchange program. While Texas may welcome visitors from any nation or international organization who wish to learn more about the steps the State has taken to protect the integrity of state elections, we need not open our doors and accommodate an international effort affiliated with partisan organizations in the United States that wish to suppress electoral integrity.

The case in point is OSCE’s coordination with Project Vote, an overtly partisan organization that was founded by and closely affiliated with ACORN. As you know, ACORN collapsed in the wake of a national voter registration fraud scandal that resulted in multiple criminal prosecutions for violations of state and federal election laws. Just this week, Project Vote boasted that it was advising OSCE on which issues to study—and which states to monitor—this election cycle. In light of Project Vote’s history of voter registration fraud and its more recent failed attempt to enjoin Texas election laws that were enacted to prevent fraud, no legitimate international body would affiliate with Project Vote. Consequently, OSCE’s affiliation with this dubious organization necessarily undermines its credibility and the independence of its election monitors.

Rather than work closely with domestic partisan organizations to advance their shared political agenda, the OSCE should consult the report that President Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State James Baker issued as co-chairmen of the bipartisan Commission on Federal Election Reform. As you know, President Carter is one of the world’s most well-known election monitors. Given President Carter’s experience in this area, it is noteworthy that the report he authored found: “The electoral system cannot inspire confidence if no safeguards exist to deter and detect fraud or to confirm the identity of voters.” Apparently the Netherlands agrees with that assessment, which is why the Dutch government similarly requires voters to present a photo identification before casting their ballots.

The United States Constitution authorizes the States to regulate the conduct of state and federal elections within their borders. In Texas, the Legislature has exercised its prerogative to implement laws that preclude felons from voting, prevent groups like Project Vote from questionable voter registration activities, and instill confidence in the electoral system by requiring voters to present a photo identification. While we welcome international visitors who wish to engage in a legitimate information exchange, we have no interest in being lectured by the OSCE about how best to conduct the State of Texas’ business.

Unlike the unelected bureaucrats at the OSCE, our State’s leaders and decision-makers were duly elected by Texas voters. Elected members of the Texas Legislature enacted the Texas Election Code to ensure our State’s elections are free, fair, open, and reliable. The Election Code does not authorize OSCE’s representatives to enter the polling place and nothing in a document that may govern the OSCE’s conduct has any impact—legal or otherwise—on the conduct of elections in the State of Texas. If the OSCE does not wish to follow the laws that govern everyone else present in the State of Texas, including the voters who elect our State’s leaders, then perhaps it should dispatch its representatives to another state.

In closing, I have a simple request: Please work with the OSCE to ensure they agree to comply with Texas law. If they refuse to do so, OSCE’s representatives may be subject to legal consequences associated with any violations of state law.

Sincerely,
Greg Abbott
Attorney General of Texas