Names of Insurance Carriers and Their Elective-Abortion Coverage:
- BlueCross BlueShield of Vermont (BCBSVT) (14): All plans cover elective abortion (2019 plan documents).
- MVP (14): All plans cover elective abortion (2019 plan documents).
Summary: There are 28 Individual plans offered by 2 insurance carriers for 2019 on Vermont Health Connect. There are no new Insurance Carriers and no Multi-State Plans.
In 2019, all Individual plans on the Vermont exchange cover elective abortion. From 2014 through 2018, Vermont was one of a few states in which 100% of the plans on the exchange included abortion on demand. The trend continues in 2019.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any concerns you may have regarding Vermont’s lack of abortion-free healthcare options.
Exchange is part of the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (F) or State-Run (S): S
State Exchange Elective Abortion Opt-Out: No
Number of 2019 Insurance Carriers: 2
- Total Number of Plans: 28
- Number of Plans that Cover Elective Abortion: 28
- Number of Plans that Do Not Cover Elective Abortion: 0
- Number of Plans with Unknown Coverage: 0
State Has Multi-State Plans (MSPs): No
If yes, Number of MSPs: N/A
MSPs That Do Not Cover Elective Abortion: N/A
Red= covers elective abortion,
Orange= some plans cover elective abortion/Unknown
Green= does not cover elective abortion
*Bold denotes that this Insurance Carrier is new to the 2019 Marketplace
General news regarding abortion coverage in Obamacare can be found here.
Health Insurance.org: Green Mountain State signs All-Payer Model Agreement (October 30, 2016)
The Daily Signal: See How Much Premiums Will Increase Under Obamacare in These 14 States (October 18, 2016)
Health Insurance.org: Rates going up an average of 7% for 2017 (August 13, 2016)
The Federalist: Should You Get An Obamacare Conscience Tax Exemption? (January 20, 2016)
VPR: Officials Say Vermont Health Connect Is Ready For 2016 Applications (October 29, 2015)
WCAX: Was Vt. Health Connect worth it? State leaders react (October 4, 2015)
The Tribune: Vermont officials: technology upgrade to start, backlog cleared on health insurance exchange (October 1, 2015)
Williston Observer: Vermont Health Connect to host free public education events at local libraries (October 1, 2015)
Health Insurance.org: Exchange makes major improvements; 5.5% average rate increase (October 1, 2015)
The Daily Caller: Vermont’s Got A Plan To Move Its Obamacare Exchange To HealthCare.gov (March 20, 2015)
Life News: Vermont Man Sues Obama Admin, Forced to Purchase Obamacare Plan Paying for Abortions (February 24, 2015)
Charlotte Lozier Institute: Honoring Pre-Existing Convictions: Lawsuits Question Abortion-Only Plans in Rhode Island and Vermont (January 19, 2015)
Townhall: GAO Report Confirms: Taxpayer Funding of Abortion and No Transparency (September 25, 2014)
Charlotte Lozier Institute: GAO: 1000+ Obamacare Plans with Taxpayer-Funded Elective Abortion Coverage & Here They Are (September 17, 2014)
Washington Free Beacon: Obamacare Abortion Rules Often Ignored, New GAO Report Reveals (September 16, 2014)
CNS News.com: Obamacare Funding Abortion on Demand at Taxpayer Expense (September 16, 2014)
LifeNews: GAO Report Confirms Obama Lied: 1,036 ObamaCare Plans Pay for Abortions (September 16, 2014)
Hot Air: Obamacare Subsidies Funding Abortion Coverage: GAO (September 16, 2014)
Benefits Pro: GAO Reveals PPACA Subsidies Cover Abortions (September 16, 2014)
Washington Times: Obama Admin. Pushes Back at Report on Abortion and Obamacare as GOP Outcry Rises (September 16, 2014)
Politico: GAO: Obamacare Abortion Rules Widely Ignored (September 15, 2014)
Washington Examiner: GAO Report Shows How Obamacare Subsidizes Abortion (September 15, 2014)
Washington Times: All Obamacare Plans in 5 States Cover Abortion in Potential Violation of Law (September 15, 2014)
Charlotte Lozier Institute: Obamacare’s Second Year: Are Plans Really Segregating Abortion Funds? (September 15, 2014)
National Review Online: Total Confusion on Elective-Abortion (August 5, 2014)