In 2010, Planned Parenthood of the Inland Northwest agreed to pay the state $345,000 after settling a 2009 audit that uncovered the clinic used incorrect codes and provided insufficient documentation for some claims billed to Medicaid.
The original audit finding estimated the Spokane family-planning organization improperly billed Medicaid more than $629,000 for 333 patient procedures from March 2004 through February 2007.
During that time, the clinic collected about $7.6 million from Medicaid.
Planned Parenthoods in New Jersey were also investigated that same year.
In 2012, a published report said that Illinois Medicaid’s inspector general was investigating the billing practices of Planned Parenthood of Illinois’ medical director.
Crain’s Chicago Business reported more than $3 million in Medicaid funds going to the Planned Parenthood doctor made her the Illinois program’s second-highest-paid doctor.
In 2013, Planned Parenthood’s Houston-based affiliate settled for $4.3 million with the state of Texas after an audit revealed…
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