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Planned Parenthood sues Kansas for ending Medicaid funds over 'bogus' claims

Planned Parenthood sues Kansas for ending Medicaid funds over 'bogus' claims

Two Planned Parenthood affiliates filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday over a decision by Kansas to cut off Medicaid reimbursements to the abortion provider that was largely based on allegations lodged against its affiliates in other states.

The lawsuit filed by the Planned Parenthood affiliate for Kansas and Mid-Missouri and another for the St. Louis region came only a day after the state Department of Health and Environment sent a letter to the Kansas and Mid-Missouri organization that its Medicaid funding would be cut off as of next week.

Documents obtained by The Associated Press through an open records request show that KDHE first informed the affiliate in March that it...

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