State Could Lose $4 Million For Defunding Planned Parenthood

By Scott Sarvay

April 22, 2011 Updated Apr 22, 2011 at 5:31 PM EDT

INDIANA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A bill at the Statehouse that would de-fund Planned Parenthood could end up costing Indiana $4 million in federal funding.

Federal law prohibits states from choosing which providers can offer family planning service to Medicaid patients.

The bill to de-fund Planned Parenthood was passed in the Senate earlier this week.

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