FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2012
Contact: Mallory Quigley, 202-223-8073
ADF & SBA List Call on Congress to Fully Investigate Planned Parenthood
Washington, DC – Today the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) and the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) will hold a media call to discuss ADF’s latest report to Congress identifying waste, abuse, and potential fraud by Planned Parenthood. ADF attorneys prepared the report to aid Congress in its investigation of the nation’s leading abortion provider.
Details outlined in the report include:
- Millions of dollars of waste, abuse, and potential fraud revealed in state and federal audits across the country.
- Twelve types of potential fraud being committed by Planned Parenthood affiliates nationwide, including fraudulent billing and reimbursement by Title XIX agencies for medications and/or services provided in connection with an abortion, illegal under federal law.
- Billing violations including billing in excess of actual acquisition cost or other statutorily approved cost of contraceptives and Plan B products.
- Inappropriately billing for services that were not medically necessary, billing for multiple initial prenatal care visits, and incorrectly billing initial, follow-up, and postpartum services.
WHAT: Press call to discuss Planned Parenthood’s systemic waste, abuse, and potential fraud as outlined in the ADF report and demand that Congress continue the investigation initiated by Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL) by scheduling an immediate public hearing.
WHO: Steven H. Aden, Senior Counsel, Alliance Defense Fund
Marjorie Dannenfelser, President, Susan B. Anthony List
WHEN: Today – Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 10:30 am EST
CALL-IN: 800-501-8979, access code: 8486972#
Call in at least 2 minutes before and announce name and media organization
ADF is a legal alliance of Christian attorneys and like-minded organizations defending the right of people to freely live out their faith. Launched in 1994, ADF employs a unique combination of strategy, training, funding, and litigation to protect and preserve religious liberty, the sanctity of life, marriage, and the family.
The Susan B. Anthony List is a nationwide network of more than 360,000 Americans dedicated to mobilizing, advancing, and representing pro-life women in politics. Its connected Candidate Fund increases the percentage of pro-life women in the political process.