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States that Prevent Taxpayer Subsidy for Abortion through the State Exchanges

June 6, 2011

The new federal health care law, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, allows states to opt out of abortion coverage in the state-based insurance "exchanges" it creates. Below are the states that have enacted a provision to do just that.

TOTAL: 13 States have opted out of abortion in the Health Care Law

State

Citation

Limitations:

Arizona

Ariz. Rev. Stat. Ann. 20-121 (2011)

Life of the mother, avert substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function.

Florida

Florida Legislature Chapter No. 2011-111

Limitation shall not apply to an abortion performed (a) when the life of the mother is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness or physical injury, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself, or (b) when the pregnancy is the result of an alleged act of rape or incest. 

Idaho

Idaho Code Ann. 41-1848 (2011)

Life of the mother, rape or incest.

Indiana

Ind. Code. Ann. 16-27-8-33 (2011)

Life of the mother, avert substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function, rape or incest.

Kansas

Kan. Stat. Ann. 2010 Supp. 40-2124(8) (2011)

Life of the mother.

Louisiana

La. Rev. Stat. Ann. 22:1014 (2011)

None.

Mississippi

Miss. Code Ann. 41-41-97, 41-41-99 (2011)

Limitation shall not apply to an abortion performed (a) when the life of the mother is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness or physical injury, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself, or (b) when the pregnancy is the result of an alleged act of rape or incest. 

Missouri

Mo. Rev. Stat. 376.805 (2011)

Life of the mother.

Nebraska

L.B. 22 2011 Leg., 102nd Sess. (Neb. 2011)

Life of the mother.

Oklahoma

OKLA. STAT. ANN. 1-741.3 (2011)

Life of the mother.

Tennessee

Tenn. Code Ann. 56-26-134 (2011)

None.

Utah

Utah Code Ann. 31A-22-726 (LexisNexis 2011)

Life of the mother, avert substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function, fetal defect, rape, rape of a child, incest.

Virginia

2010 Bill Tracking VA H.B. 2434 (LexisNexis)

Life of the mother is endangered by a physical disorder, physical illness, or physical injury, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy itself, or when the pregnancy is the result of an alleged act of rape or incest.



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