Reaction is muted on abortion insurance rider law

December 2013
Crain's Detroit Business;12/16/20123, Vol. 29 Issue 51, p0018
The article reports that the Michigan voter initiative that requires elective abortion insurance coverage to be sold as an optional rider instead of as part of a health care policy has been signed into law. It mentions that insurance companies and business groups in the state have not made any comment about the law's passage. It also notes that the initiative will affect businesses and individuals who purchase insurance policies for employees, while self-insured businesses will be exempted.


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