Issue Brief
  1. Guttmacher Institute Facts on Induced Abortion in the United States January 2018.

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  2. Guttmacher Institute, Medicaid Funding of Abortion February 2018.

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  3. Guttmacher Institute. State Policies in Brief Overview of Abortion Laws April 1, 2019.

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  4. Guttmacher Institute Facts on Induced Abortion in the United States January 2018.

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  5. Ibid.

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  6. Heather D. Boonstra Guttmacher Institute Abortion in the Lives of Women Struggling Financially: Why Insurance Coverage Matters July 2016.

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  7. National Journal “Should Mothers Be Forced to Bear Disabled Children Against Their Will?” October 2013.

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  8. Senator Shaheen “Shaheen Amendment Signed into Law” January 3 2013.

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  9. Kaiser Family Foundation Medicaid’s Role for Women March 2019.

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  10. Guttmacher Institute. State Policies in Brief Overview of Abortion Laws April 2019.

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  11. H.P. 594, 129th Maine Legislature, Reg. Sess. 2019. Maine has passed a law that abortion services will be covered for all MaineCare members. This requires all abortion services that are not federally approved Medicaid services be funded by state funds. This part of the law is effective March 2020.

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  12. South Dakota does not have a rape or incest exception limiting coverage to cases of life endangerment for the woman.

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  13. The 14 states that reported not covering Mifeprex were Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Utah.

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  14. The White House Office of the Press Secretary Executive Order  13535– Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s Consistency with Longstanding Restrictions of the Use of Federal Funds for Abortion March 24 2010.

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  15. Michigan Act 182: Abortion Insurance Opt Out Act.

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  16. Kaiser Family Foundation Abortion Coverage in the Premium Relief Act of 2017 (HR 4666) March 2018.

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  17. H.P. 594, 129th Maine Legislature, Reg. Sess. 2019.

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  18. Michelle Rouillard Director of Department of Managed Health Care letter to Mark Morgan California President of Anthem Blue Cross RE: Limitations or Exclusions of Abortion Services. August 22 2014. Available: https://www.dmhc.ca.gov/Portals/0/082214letters/abc082214.pdf.

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  19. Washington State Legislature. SB 6219 2017 -18. Concerning health plan coverage of reproductive care.

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  20. Guttmacher Institute. Restricting Insurance Coverage of Abortion, April 2019.

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  21. H.P. 594, 129th Maine Legislature, Reg. Sess. 2019. Maine has passed a law, effective January 1, 2020, that requires all private health insurance plans, including those on the Marketplace, that cover maternity care in Maine to cover abortion services.

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  22. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Section 1303 Special Rules.

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  23. Kaiser Family Foundation, Abortion Coverage in the ACA Marketplace Plans: The Impact of Proposed Rules for Consumers, Insurers, and Regulators, December 2018.

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  24. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Section 1303 Special Rules.

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