States passing laws to bar insurance plans from covering abortion

Friday, March 11, 2011; 8:45 PM

Five states have long-standing laws barring private health insurance plans from covering abortion except in restricted cases such as when a mother's life is at risk:

• Idaho

¿ Kentucky

¿ Missouri

¿ North Dakota

¿ Oklahoma

Within months of the new health-care law's adoption, five states passed laws barring plans sold on exchanges from covering abortion except in restricted cases.

¿ Arizona

¿ Louisiana

¿ Mississippi

¿ Missouri*

¿ Tennessee


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