HHS Rejects Indiana Plan Excluding Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Shortly after Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-IN) signed a law prohibiting Planned Parenthood from receiving Medicaid funds in that state, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says Indiana’s plan illegally prevents Medicaid beneficiaries from receiving services. Federal law “requires Medicaid beneficiaries to be able to obtain services from any provider qualified to provide services.”