HR & Compliance Alert: Employer Considerations for Covering of Abortion Benefits

We understand that keeping up with complicated HR policies can be challenging. This is why we provide, HR Alerts, so you can get the latest news in a digestible form.

For multi-state employers, in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that overturned Roe v. Wade, states have enacted various laws regarding insurance coverage of abortion. Some states have banned or restricted abortion coverage, while other states require plans to cover abortions.

This HR Alert outlines the factors for employers to consider regarding providing abortion-related benefits. However, many of the issues surrounding these types of benefits remain open questions at this time. Legal challenges to these laws are already underway, and more are expected in the future.

As we receive new information, we will continue to keep you informed. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Hopkins Group consultant, or reply to this email.



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