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Breaking: 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.

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.

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Planned Parenthood Golden Gate’s IRS/state filings a mess; former employees squealing

I reported last week that Planned Parenthood Federation of America is cutting ties as of September 3 with Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, which operates 7 clinics in the San Francisco area.

Well, the backstory is getting juicier as reporters investigate federal and state documents (or lack thereof), and former employees begin to leak information and internal documents to the press. The latest Bay Citizen piece provides the most details, while the San Francisco Examiner puts it all in a nutshell:

PPGG has been thrown under the bridge. Past donors included celebrities like feminist Gloria Steinem (pictured right with former PPGG president and CEO Dian Harrison) and Democratic strategist Donna Brazile (pictured on page 2, left with Harrison). But tax documents reveal that for the year ending June 30, 2009 PPGG lost as much as $2.8 million. Interim CEO Therese Wilson admits her group is in a “desperate financial circumstance.”…

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