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Abortion Coverage in the Senate Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act of 2018

Under the Senate ACA stabilization bill only insurers that exclude abortion coverage would be eligible for:

– Federal reinsurance funding,

– Invisible high-risk pools, and

– Cost-sharing reduction payments

Abortion Riders in States with Insurance Restrictions

  • 10 states ban abortion coverage in most private plans
  • 9 of these states allow sale of abortion riders
  • No insurers offer abortion riders on individual market in these states

Changes to Contraceptive Coverage Rule: Exemptions & Accommodations

  • Which employers are exempt from providing contraceptive coverage without cost sharing.
  • What type of employers may seek an “accommodation” to avoid paying for contraceptives in their plans.

Medicaid’s Role for Women

Changes to the program’s financing and structure could have significant implications for low-income women’s access to coverage and care.

Fact Sheet: Medication Abortion

Even as overall rates of abortion decline, the use of medication abortion has grown significantly since its approval by the FDA.

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