Abortion In Obamacare

New Hampshire


Names of Insurance Carriers and Their Elective-Abortion Coverage: 

  1. *Ambetter from New Hampshire Healthy Families (13): No plans cover elective abortion (2021 plan documents).
  2. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of NE (12):No plans cover elective abortion (2021 plan documents).
  3. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (10): No plans cover elective abortion (2021 plan documents).

Summary: 

For 2021, there are 35 individual plans being offered by 3 insurance carriers on the New Hampshire exchange. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care again increased the number of plans from last year, and all plans exclude abortion on demand. Ambetter from New Hampshire Healthy Families entered the New Hampshire exchange. In 2020, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield offered 10 plans that all covered elective abortion; in 2021 all 10 of their New Hampshire exchange plans exclude elective abortion. 

For the first time in New Hampshire, 100% of Individual and Family plans on the exchange for 2021 exclude elective abortion from coverage. Healthcare plans from Matthew Thornton Health Plan (Anthem BCBS) have increased the number of plans from last year, and do not cover elective abortion in any of their NH exchange plans in 2021 -- a change from last year when all of their New Hampshire plans covered elective abortion. 

In 2020, there were 26 individual plans offered by 3 insurance carriers on the New Hampshire exchange.

In 2019, there were 17 Individual plans offered by 3 insurance carriers on the New Hampshire exchange. 

In 2020, Celtic Insurance Company left the New Hampshire exchange, and in 2017, Minuteman Health left the New Hampshire exchange.

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Again, in 2021, no plans on the New Hampshire exchange cover elective abortion.

In 2020, 38% of the plans on the New Hampshire exchange covered elective abortion.

In 2019, 82% of plans covered elective abortion.

In 2018, 86% of plans covered elective abortion.

In 2017, 85% of plans covered elective abortion.

In 2016, 91% of plans covered elective abortion.

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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: 35
  • Number of Plans that Cover Elective Abortion: 0
  • Number of Plans that Do Not Cover Elective Abortion: 35
  • 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

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE NEWS

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

Concord Monitor: ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Period Starts November 1st: (October 29, 2020)  

Healthinsurance.org: Health Insurance Rates in New Hampshire Decrease in 2021 (August 21, 2020) 

Union Leader: Need health insurance? Don't wait, federal enrollment runs until Dec. 15 (Oct. 31, 2019)

Healthinsurance.org: Grandmothered plans can exist only until the end of 2020 in New Hampshire (regardless of future federal extensions) (April 19, 2019)