Indiana Insurance Coverage for Abortion Ban (HB 1123)
This law was last updated on Dec 3, 2014
HB 1123 prohibits any accident and sickness insurance policy delivered, amended, or renewed after December 31, 2014 as well as any HMO that provides coverage under a group contract from providing coverage for abortion except in the following cases: (1) the pregnant woman became pregnant through an act of rape or incest; (2) an abortion is necessary to avert the pregnant woman’s death or a substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function of the pregnant woman.
The bill states that an insurer may offer coverage for abortion through a rider or an endorsement.
Signed into law by Gov. Pence in March 2014.