Planned Parenthood Can't Ditch Medicaid Billing Case

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss an employee whistleblower's False Claims Act case against Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, saying there's evidence the group might have billed Medicaid for health services that were unnecessary or never provided.

U.S. District Judge Ron Clark acknowledged that key details were missing from the qui tam complaint brought by Karen Reynolds, an assistant from 1999 to 2009 at a Planned Parenthood clinic in southeast Texas. But the lack of specifics about allegedly altered records and the absence of...
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