Planned Parenthood Merger Announced
Two regional non-for-profits have announced a big merger. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Planned Parenthood of Kentucky are merging as of July 1st. Network Indiana’s Mike Corbin reports….
The new organization will be called, “Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky.” Officials say it‘ll continue to serve patients at all 28 health centers, that will remain in operation across both states. PPIN CEO Betty Cockrum will serve as CEO for the merged organization and they‘re not planning to lay off any of the new organization‘s 190 workers. Mergers are common within Planned Parenthood which once had 200 nationwide affiliates, but now has 73. The Louisville and Lexington affiliates merged to become Planned Parenthood of Kentucky back in 2008.