Abortion In Obamacare


Names of Insurance Carriers and Their Elective-Abortion Coverage:

  1. BlueCross BlueShield of Vermont (BCBSVT) (14): All plans cover elective abortion. (2021 plan documents)
  2. MVP (14): All plans cover elective abortion. (2021 plan documents) 


In 2021, there are 28 health plans offered by 2 insurance carriers on Vermont Health Connect. There are no new insurance carriers. 

In 2021, all Individual and Family plans on the Vermont exchange cover elective abortion. Since 2014, Vermont has been one of a few states in which 100% of the plans on the exchange included abortion on demand coverage. The trend continues in 2021. 

Email us at info@obamacareabortion.com 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 2021 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



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 2021 Marketplace


General news regarding abortion coverage in Obamacare can be found here 

Healthinsurance.org: Vermont health insurance marketplace: history and news of the state’s exchange (November 11, 2019)

Healthinsurance.org: Vermont’s individual mandate will take effect in 2020, but it won’t have any penalty for non-compliance (November 11, 2019)

Burlingtonfreepress.com: Signing up for Vermont Health Connect? Plans cost more for 2020 (November 5, 2019)

Vnews.com: Vermont health insurers propose big rate increases for 2020 (May 14, 2019)

Mynbc5.com: Vermont health insurance rates to increase in 2020 (August 9, 2019)

Vtdigger.org: Health insurance rate increases approved — 12.4% for BCBS, 10.1% for MVP (August 8, 2019)