H.R.1692 - Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 03/12/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Oversight and Reform|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/13/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1692 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/12/2019)
Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2019
This bill requires coverage for abortion care through public health insurance programs, including Medicaid, Medicare, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, as well as insurance plans for federal employees. Further, abortion care must be available at federal, and federally supported, health care facilities to individuals eligible for services at such facilities.
Additionally, the bill prohibits federal, state, or local governments from restricting coverage for abortion care available through private health insurance plans.