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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which health plans offered through DC Health Link include coverage for elective abortions and which plans do not?

For 2018 and 2019, all plans available through the Individual & Family marketplace provide coverage for elective abortions.

Most plans available through the Small Business marketplace provide coverage for elective abortions; however, the following plans do NOT for the years indicated.

  • Aetna plans do not provide coverage for elective abortions. (2018 and 2019)
  • CareFirst’s BluePreferred PPO 1000 90%/70% plan does not provide coverage for elective abortions. (2018 and 2019)
  • CareFirst’s BluePreferred PPO HSA/HRA 2250 80%/60% plan does not provide coverage for elective abortions in 2019.

Important: In the Small Business marketplace, plan year start dates may not be based on calendar years. The years listed reflect the employer plan year, not when an employee’s coverage begins.