States Adopt Abortion Restrictions on Health Insurance Exchange Policies

Source: Debra Miller, Council of State Governments, Capitol Facts and Figures, August 2011

From the summary:
Fifteen states have laws that will restrict coverage of abortion by health insurance policies sold through health insurance exchanges mandated by the Affordable Care Act to be in place in states by Jan. 1, 2014. Only two of those states totally restrict abortion coverage with no exceptions for endangering the life of the mother, rape or incest. Four of the 15 states allow insured individuals to purchase separate riders, at their own expense, to cover abortion services.

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