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LD 820 - Requires the State Medicaid Program to Cover Abortion Services - Maine Key Vote

Ben Chipman Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires the State Medicaid Program to Cover Abortion Services

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (77-59) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires the State Medicaid Program to Cover Abortion Services

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires state Medicaid program to cover abortion services.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the state Department of Health and Human Services provide coverage for abortion services to Mainecare members (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if abortion services are not federally approved Medicaid services must be funded by state funds within existing resources (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (19-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires the State Medicaid Program to Cover Abortion Services

Vote Result
Yea Votes
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the state Medicaid program to cover abortion services.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires the state Department of Health and Human Services provide coverage for abortion services to Mainecare members (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that if abortion services are not federally approved Medicaid services must be funded by state funds within existing resources (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (79-63) -

Title: Requires the State Medicaid Program to Cover Abortion Services

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requires the State Medicaid Program to Cover Abortion Services

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