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HB 1210 - Repealing Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood - Indiana Key Vote

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Title: Repealing Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

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Title: Repealing Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits state agencies from awarding state funds, or federal funds administered by the state, to any entity that performs abortions, and amends existing statutes relating to abortion procedures.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits any agency of the state from entering into a contract with or making a grant to any entity that performs abortions or operates a facility where abortions are performed that involves the expenditure of state or federal funds administered by the state (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any health insurance policy from providing coverage for abortions, unless (Sec. 5):
    • The pregnant woman became pregnant through an act of rape or incest; or
    • An abortion is necessary to avert the pregnant woman's death or a substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function.
    • Prohibits physicians from performing an abortion after 20 weeks of postfertilization age (Sec. 8).
  • Requires physicians to provide patients with information including, but not limited to, the following at least 18 hours prior to performing an abortion (Sec. 9):
    • The risk of infection and hemorrhage;
    • The potential danger to a subsequent pregnancy;
    • The potential danger of infertility;
    • That human physical life begins when a human ovum is fertilized by a human sperm;
    • The probable gestational age of the fetus at the time the abortion is to be performed;
    • A picture or drawing of the fetus;
    • That the pregnant woman has the opportunity to view fetal ultrasound imaging and an auscultation of fetal heart tone, if audible;
    • Information regarding fetal pain prior to 20 weeks of postfertilization age;
    • The fact that medical assistance benefits may be available for prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care;
    • That the father of the unborn fetus is legally required to assist in the support of the child; and
    • That there are physical risks to the pregnant woman in having an abortion, both during and after the abortion procedure.
  • Requires the pregnant woman to certify, in writing, that she has been offered the opportunity to view the fetal ultrasound imaging and hear the auscultation of the fetal heart tone, and that the pregnant woman has received or refused to receive this information (Sec. 9).
  • Requires physicians to terminate a patient's pregnancy in a manner that would result in the best opportunity for the fetus to survive (Sec. 7).
  • Specifies that the definition of a medical emergency does not include a patient's claim that the patient will engage in conduct resulting in the patient's death or substantial physical impairment (Sec. 7).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Repealing Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits state agencies from awarding state funds, or federal funds administered by the state, to any entity that performs abortions, and amends existing statutes relating to abortion procedures.

Highlights:

  • Prohibits any agency of the state from entering into a contract with or making a grant to any entity that performs abortions or operates a facility where abortions are performed that involves the expenditure of state or federal funds administered by the state (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits any health insurance policy from providing coverage for abortions, unless (Sec. 5):
    • The pregnant woman became pregnant through an act of rape or incest; or
    • An abortion is necessary to avert the pregnant woman's death or a substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function.
    • Prohibits physicians from performing an abortion after 20 weeks of postfertilization age (Sec. 8).
  • Requires physicians to provide patients with information including, but not limited to, the following at least 18 hours prior to performing an abortion (Sec. 9):
    • The risk of infection and hemorrhage;
    • The potential danger to a subsequent pregnancy;
    • The potential danger of infertility;
    • That human physical life begins when a human ovum is fertilized by a human sperm;
    • The probable gestational age of the fetus at the time the abortion is to be performed;
    • A picture or drawing of the fetus;
    • That the pregnant woman has the opportunity to view fetal ultrasound imaging and an auscultation of fetal heart tone, if audible;
    • Information regarding fetal pain prior to 20 weeks of postfertilization age;
    • The fact that medical assistance benefits may be available for prenatal care, childbirth, and neonatal care;
    • That the father of the unborn fetus is legally required to assist in the support of the child; and
    • That there are physical risks to the pregnant woman in having an abortion, both during and after the abortion procedure.
  • Requires the pregnant woman to certify, in writing, that she has been offered the opportunity to view the fetal ultrasound imaging and hear the auscultation of the fetal heart tone, and that the pregnant woman has received or refused to receive this information (Sec. 9).
  • Requires physicians to terminate a patient's pregnancy in a manner that would result in the best opportunity for the fetus to survive (Sec. 7).
  • Specifies that the definition of a medical emergency does not include a patient's claim that the patient will engage in conduct resulting in the patient's death or substantial physical impairment (Sec. 7).

Title: Repealing Medicaid Funding for Planned Parenthood

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