Abortion Coverage in Obamacare Remains a Mysteryby Kim Trobee
Whether buying your insurance from a state exchange or from the government health care website, it’s almost impossible to find out whether you’re paying for abortion coverage.
The Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, released a report showing a lack of information available to consumers – albeit from the other side of the issue.
Guttmacher examined the online plan descriptions of 12 state exchanges that allow abortion coverage. Researchers reviewed the “summary of benefits and coverage” that the Affordable Care Act requires all plans to include. However, the template for the summary provided to states by the federal government does not include any place to disclose abortion coverage.Read More