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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 2019 and 2020, 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 (2019 and 2020)
  • The following CareFirst plans do not provide coverage for elective abortions:
    • BluePreferred PPO 1000 90%/70% (Gold) (2019 and 2020)
    • BluePreferred PPO HSA/HRA 2000 80%/60% (Silver) (2019)
    • BluePreferred PPO HSA/HRA 2300 80%/60% (Silver) (2020)

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.