Abortion insurance bill moves through Washington Senate

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The measure is now on its way to the state House, in which previous years have passed it. The Washington Senate recently passed an abortion insurance bill, sending it forward to the House. Should the measure become law, it would mean that insurance companies in the state that offer maternity care would also be required to provide coverage for contraception and elective abortions. Senate Bill 6219 passed the Senate with a vote of 26-22, including the vote of one Republican. In this vote, Senator Joe Fain (R) voted along with…

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Health insurance of parents may not cover their children who are pregnant

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There are exceptions to the healthcare reforms that allow children to remain covered until they turn 26. The overhaul to the healthcare laws have been designed to widen the number of young adults who have health insurance by allowing them to stay on their parents’ plans until they turn 26 years old. However, there is no guarantee that pregnancy will be covered. Though it is in no way uncommon for young women aged 26 or younger to become pregnant, there are some health insurance plans that will not provide this…

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