Abortion In Obamacare

Montana


Names of Insurance Carriers and Their Elective-Abortion Coverage: 

  1.  Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana (10): Plans do not cover elective abortion. (2021 plan documents)
  2.  Mountain Health CO-OP (10): Plans do not cover elective abortion. (2020 plan documents)
  3.  Pacificsource Health Plans (10): All plans cover elective abortion. (2020 plan documents)

Summary: 

In 2021, there are once again 30 plans offered by three insurance carriers on the Montana exchange. Of those, a total of 20 plans offered by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana and Mountain Health CO-OP exclude elective abortion. Since the 2020 enrollment year, Montana Health CO-OP has changed its name to “Mountain Health CO-OP.”

For 2020, there are 30 plans available by three insurance carriers on the Montana exchange, a two plan increase from 2019.

In 2019, there were 28 plans available by three insurance carriers on the Montana exchange, a two plan increase from 2018.

In 2018, there were 26 plans offered by three insurance carriers, a three plan decrease from 2017.  Montana Health Cooperative, whose coverage of elective abortion was unknown in 2017, had no plans that covered elective abortion in 2018.

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Exchange is part of the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (F) or State-Run (S): F

Website: www.healthcare.gov

State Exchange Elective Abortion Opt-Out: No

Number of 2021 Insurance Carriers: 3

  • Total Number of Plans: 30
  • Number of Plans that Cover Elective Abortion: 10
  • Number of Plans that Do Not Cover Elective Abortion: 20
  • Number of Plans with Unknown Coverage: 0

Key:

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 2020 Marketplace

 

MONTANA NEWS

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

Healthinsurance.org: Montana Health Insurance Marketplace (August 2020)

Hit Consultant: Montana Awarded $19M Grant for Statewide Health Information Exchange (September 09, 2019)

Hit Consultant: Montana Awarded $19M Grant for Statewide Health Information Exchange (September 09, 2019)