Administrative Burden

Administrative Burden

Policymaking by Other Means

Pamela Herd, Donald P. Moynihan

Private insurers in eleven states are required to treat abortion as a separate form of medical insurance, offered as a supplemental rider rather than included in primary coverage. Because federal guidelines do not treat abortion as a common health-care event, insurance providers are not required to disclose that they do not cover it.

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