Kansas Abortion Insurance Law: Judge Refuses To Block Controversial Law | @HuffingtonPost | Alexander Belenky | 09/29/11

WICHITA, Kan. — Judge Wesley Brown, a federal judge refused to block a new Kansas law restricting insurance coverage for abortions, citing opponents failed to prove their claim that legislators’ real intent was to create obstacles for women seeking abortions. The law prohibits insurance companies from offering abortion coverage as part of general health plans, except when a woman’s life is at risk. Patients who want abortion coverage must buy supplemental policies, known as riders, covering only abortion or pay for the procedure out-of-pocket if their insurance policies are new or were renewed after the law took effect July 1, 2011.

For full article see Judge Refuses to Block Controversial Kansas Abortion Law by Alexander Belenky for Huffington Post.


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