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Will health insurers continue to cover abortion now that Roe has been overturned?

June 27, 2022


Rules on when and whether insurance can cover abortion are fairly clear. Whether people will be able to access that coverage now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned is not.

In some states, insurance may cover what is now or about to be an illegal procedure, while other states allow abortion but prohibit Medicaid from covering it except in limited circumstances.

And eight states where abortion is required by federal law to be covered under Medicaid in cases of rape, incest or to protect the life of the pregnant person have trigger bans on the books that don’t contain rape and incest exceptions.

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