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HB 40 - Amends Restrictions on Publicly Funded Abortions - Illinois Key Vote

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Title: Amends Restrictions on Publicly Funded Abortions

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Title: Amends Restrictions on Publicly Funded Abortions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends state funding restrictions on abortion and other reproductive health services.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes abortion coverage by Medicaid and state employee health insurance (Sec. 10).
  • Requires the program of health benefits to provide for the protection against the financial costs of healthcare expenses incurred in and out of the hospitals including basic surgical and medical coverages (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the program may include the following coverages (Sec. 5):

    • Outpatient diagnostic X-ray and laboratory expenses;

    • Prescription drugs

    • Dental services; and

    • Hearing aids and ear evaluations.

  • Authorizes the program to include coverage for those who rely on treatment by prayer or spiritual means alone for healing in accordance with the tenets and practice of a recognized religious denomination (Sec. 5).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Amends Restrictions on Publicly Funded Abortions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends state funding restrictions on abortion and other reproductive health services.

Highlights:

  • Authorizes abortion coverage by Medicaid and state employee health insurance (Sec. 10).
  • Requires the program of health benefits to provide for the protection against the financial costs of healthcare expenses incurred in and out of the hospitals including basic surgical and medical coverages (Sec. 5).

  • Specifies that the program may include the following coverages (Sec. 5):

    • Outpatient diagnostic X-ray and laboratory expenses;

    • Prescription drugs

    • Dental services; and

    • Hearing aids and ear evaluations.

  • Authorizes the program to include coverage for those who rely on treatment by prayer or spiritual means alone for healing in accordance with the tenets and practice of a recognized religious denomination (Sec. 5).

Title: Amends Restrictions on Publicly Funded Abortions

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