Questions about insurance coverage abound after Dobbs decision
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By Daniel Tay (July 1, 2022, 10:00 p.m. EDT) — The status of abortion as a medical procedure in some states and a crime in others will pose a challenge for insurers and policyholders, as policies often exclude coverage of criminal acts, which means changes in policy language may be needed in the wake of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the status of abortion as a constitutionally protected right leaves insurers, abortion-seekers, medical professionals and even employers in untested waters when it comes to insurance coverage. The difference in the legality of the procedure from one state to another is a rare irreconcilable difference between the laws of the states which…
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