Planned Parenthood’s abortion business is the most successful abortion provider in the United States, but as the nation’s population grows, so too does its workforce, with some 400,000 people working in the organization.
Its mission statement is to provide women with safe and legal abortions, and it’s hard to imagine a better organization to do that than Planned Parenthood.
That’s why, in March 2018, Planned Parenthood had to shut down its entire abortion business after a federal judge ordered the federal government to pay nearly $600 million in fines and fees for failing to properly protect women from a deadly form of cancer called invasive cervical cancer.
The decision was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court last week, and now, in an effort to protect women’s health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has set up a task force to look into the Planned Parenthood abortion business.
According to the CDC, as of February 2018, there were more than 30,000 Planned Parenthood clinics nationwide.
But, for some, the reality is that, for years, Planned PPAs abortion clinics have been plagued by health concerns, including the threat of Zika.
That fact alone is why the CDC is asking for public comments on whether Planned PPA should be able to operate again.
Read more about the Planned PPACA task force and how to comment here: Planned Parenthood Task Force to Investigate Planned Parenthood Abortion Centers.
The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) is also asking for comments on the issue.
Here are some questions to ask: Should Planned Parenthood be able continue to operate?
How should Planned Parenthood treat the medical records of the women who have had abortions?
Should Planned Parenthood keep track of its records of abortion patients?
Is there any reason to believe that Planned Parenthood has not paid Medicaid claims for services that are covered by Medicaid?
Would a federal investigation be appropriate?