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(Worthy News) - Abby Johnson, a former clinic director for Planned Parenthood, describes a legal loophole that to allow abortion clinics and processing companies enormous latitude in setting enormous latitude in setting reimbursement charges for fetal hearts, lungs and other organs, the Washington Times reported.
Based on her experience, Ms. Johnson says she saw nothing in the video to indicate that Planned Parenthood is breaking the law. At the same time, she said the video exposes a loophole that gives clinics and processing companies enormous latitude in setting reimbursement charges for fetal hearts, lungs and other organs.
"The law currently states that there can be moneys exchanged as long as they fit under certain categories like preservation, collection, storage, transport, etc.," Ms. Johnson said. "And the law says there is not a maximum amount that can be charged or a minimum amount but that costs cannot be prohibitive. And that’s very subjective."
"They [clinics] could say, 'Well, it's more difficult for me to harvest a brain than it is for me to harvest a kidney, so that collection fee is going to be $1,000 for a brain, whereas it’s only going to be $400 for a kidney,'" Ms. Johnson said. "And the problem is that it's so subjective, the amount of money that can be charged. That’s really where we need reform." [ Source ]
New Video Shows Another Planned Parenthood Doctor Haggling Price of Baby Body Parts
In the second video released today by the Center for Medical Progress, yet another senior medical adviser to Planned Parenthood of America appears to negotiate the price of selling baby body parts to actors playing entrepreneurs from a start-up biotech firm.