Texas House Passes Ban on Insurance Coverage for Abortion

The Texas House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill that prohibits private insurers from providing coverage for abortions, rejecting amendments that would make exceptions for rape, incest or fetal abnormalities — the bill’s author said on the floor: “Rape very seldom results in a pregnancy.”

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Higher Prices, Fewer Options Lurk After Health Bill Collapse

Soaring prices and fewer choices may greet customers when they return to the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplaces this fall, in part because insurers are facing deep uncertainty about whether the Trump administration will continue to make key subsidy payments and enforce other parts of the existing law that help control prices.

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