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Rep. Kremer Applauds Signing of Pro-Life Bills


Governor Walker signed two bills into law protecting taxpayer dollars from flowing to abortion providers and from being abused via Medicaid overbilling.

Act 151 (AB 310) redirects federal Title X funds away from organizations that provide abortions, like Planned Parenthood. Act 152 (SB 238) stops abortion providers from overbilling state taxpayers for discounted drugs that they purchase through Medicaid.

A 2014 audit by DHS’ OIG found examples of gross overbilling by “family planning clinics” for birth control drugs. This bill could save the state as much as $4.5 million per year by requiring the actual cost of a drug be billed when receiving reimbursement through Medicaid.

In response, Rep. Jesse Kremer (R-Kewaskum) issued the following statement:

“As a co-sponsor of both of these bills, I am thrilled to see them become law today. Wisconsin taxpayers should not be forced to fund, in any way, the despicable practice of abortion; nor should they be forced to watch as their hard earned dollars are squandered by overbilling for already discounted drugs.”

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