AG, Planned Parenthood Affiliate Reach $1.4M Settlement

Editor's Note: This story has been updated with statements from a Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast representative and Attorney General Greg Abbott.

The Texas attorney general’s office announced Wednesday that it obtained a $1.4 million settlement with Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for overbilling the state’s Medicaid program. 

"Texas' ability to help the poor is hampered by actions like those Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast was accused of committing," Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said in a statement. "Actions like this harm the very people who need access to health care." 

The Planned Parenthood affiliate billed the state’s Medicaid ...

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