With anti-abortion legislation sweeping the country in recent months, insurance coverage for the procedure has emerged as a battleground.

A number of Democratic presidential candidates have called for the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal Medicaid funds from covering most abortions. Meanwhile, abortion opponents continue to speak out in favor of keeping Hyde and states like Ohio are moving to also restrict private insurance coverage of the procedure.

Publication Name: Vox
Link: https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/6/20/18683995/abortion-hyde-amendment-medicaid-insurance-louisiana