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West Virginia Insurance Coverage for Abortion Ban (SB 660)

This law was last updated on Oct 29, 2014


State

West Virginia

Number

SB 660

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Mar 25, 2013

Topics

Insurance Coverage

Full Bill Text

www.legis.state.wv.us

SB 660 would have prohibited a qualified health plan offered through an exchange established by the state from including elective abortion coverage.

The bill defines “elective abortion” to be an abortion for any other reason other than to prevent the death of the mother provided that an abortion is not one to prevent the death of the mother based on a claim that or diagnosis that she will engage in conduct that will result in her death.

The bill would have authorized individuals to purchase supplemental coverage for elective abortions, but would have required a separate premium to be paid for it.

STATUS

Similar to SB 405HB 3136, and HB 3081.


People