Okla. Gov. Urges State To End Medicaid Contracts With Planned Parenthood
Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has asked the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to terminate contracts with the reproductive health organization's affiliates in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.
Oklahoma Governor Wants Funding Cut To Planned Parenthood Affiliates
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, a Republican, has requested that the state's Health Care Authority cut its contracts with two Planned Parenthood affiliates, citing high rates of billing errors, her office said on Thursday. Fallin's request comes as Republican governors of several states have moved to cut funding for Planned Parenthood after an anti-abortion group released videos that it said showed Planned Parenthood officials negotiating prices for fetal tissues from abortions it performs. (Krehbielf-Burton, 11/19)
The Associated Press:
Oklahoma Governor Seeks End Of Planned Parenthood Contracts
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is calling on the state to cancel its Medicaid contracts with Planned Parenthood, citing what she called a “high rate of billing errors.” The governor announced Thursday that she’s asking the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to terminate contracts with two Planned Parenthood affiliates in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. (11/19)