State regulators are trying to permanently shut down a Philadelphia clinic run by a doctor whose license was suspended when a patient died after an abortion.
State medical officials say the clinic underreported second-trimester abortions and lacked the necessary equipment for emergency resuscitation, among other problems. On Wednesday, they said Kermit Gosnell missed an April deadline to respond.
Gosnell's license has been temporarily suspended since February, when state officials say they found the clinic in “deplorable” condition.
Gosnell has denied any wrongdoing. A disciplinary hearing is scheduled for May 20.