Abortion In Obamacare

New Jersey

Names of Insurance Carriers and Their Elective-Abortion Coverage:

  1. Amerihealth New Jersey (11): No plans cover elective abortion. (2020 plan documents)
  1. Oscar Garden State Insurance Corporation (6): All plans cover elective abortion. (2020 plan documents)
  2. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (8): All plans cover elective abortion. (2020 plan documents)  

Summary:  There are no new Insurance Carriers for 2020 in New Jersey.  Of the 25 total plans offered, only 11 do not cover elective abortion.  That means 56% of the plans in New Jersey cover elective abortion.   

Exchange is part of the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (F) or State-Run (S): State-based exchange on the federal platform 

Website: www.healthcare.gov 

State Exchange Elective Abortion Opt-Out: No

Number of 2020 Insurance Carriers: 3

Total Number of Plans: 25

Number of Plans that Cover Elective Abortion: 14

Number of Plans that Do Not Cover Elective Abortion: 11

Number of Plans with Unknown Coverage: 0


Red= covers elective abortion 

Orange= some plans cover elective abortion or unknown

Green= does not cover elective abortion


*Bold denotes that this Insurance Carrier is new to the 2020 Marketplace.



General news regarding abortion coverage in Obamacare can be found here.

Healthinsurance.org: New Jersey health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange (October 09, 2019)

GetCoveredNJ: FAQs - When Will New Jersey Become a State-Based Exchange?