Abortion Riders: Women Living in States with Insurance Restrictions Lack Abortion Coverage Options
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Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama
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National Women’s Law Center (NWLC). (2012). Turning to Fairness: Insurance discrimination against women today and the Affordable Care Act.
Schaler-Haynes M, Chesnokova A, Cox C, and Feinstein M. (2012). Abortion Coverage and Health Reform: Restrictions and Options for Exchange-Based Insurance Markets. The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, 15: 323.
We did not include Utah in our search because the sale of abortion riders is not permitted there.
Utah does not allow abortion riders, and Texas's ban does not go into effect until April 2018.