At least 28% of people of reproductive age are affected by coverage bans in pennsylvania.
  • Medicaid does not cover abortions in Pennsylvania.
  • Private insurance is allowed to cover abortions.
  • Abortion coverage is banned in plans sold on the Affordable Care Act health exchange, with limited exceptions. Coverage is only available with purchase of a separate rider at an additional cost.
  • Pennsylvania public employees are banned from abortion coverage, with limited exceptions.

What is being done to remove coverage bans?

The EACH Act will ensure coverage for abortion for every woman, however much she earns or however she is insured.

  • Co-sponsors of EACH Act in Pennsylvania: Rep. Cartwright, Matt, Rep. Dean, Madeleine, Rep. Doyle, Michael F., Rep. Evans, Dwight, Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay, Rep. Wild, Susan
  • All* Above All Campaign Partners: ACLU of Pennsylvania, Allentown Women’s Center, Inc., Women’s Law Project, Women’s Medical Fund – Philadelphia, New Voices for Reproductive Justice, The Women’s Centers
  • Cities: Pittsburgh, Philadelphia

Abortion Coverage by State

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  • All* Above All Statement on Pennsylvania’s Step Toward Improving Abortion Access

    January 29, 2024
    Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that abortion providers can challenge the state’s decades-old Medicaid coverage ban on abortion. Studies show that when policymakers place severe restrictions on Medicaid coverage of abortion, it forces one in four poor women seeking an abortion to carry an unwanted pregnancy to term. Studies also show that these policies read more
  • Pennsylvania Activists Rally for Reproductive Rights and Justice

    September 12, 2014
    The All* Above All Be Bold Road Trip stopped in Philadelphia on September 9 at Love Park, a symbol of great pride to the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. However, as low-income families and women in the city have experienced, the motto certainly isn’t a reflection of the city’s stewardship to communities in … Continued
  • Abortions Rights Rally in Love Park, SEPTA El Train Jumper, Regusters Prosecution Rests

    September 10, 2014
    Abortion rights groups rallied in Love Park Tuesday afternoon to demand federal funding for abortions. Jess Aarons of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals says it takes bravery to take on the issue of abortion funding at this time, when abortion opponents have succeeded at curbing access to abortion across the country, but she says … Continued
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