Abortion In Obamacare


Names of Insurance Carriers and Their Elective-Abortion Coverage:

  1. Hawaii Medical Service Association (11): All plans cover elective abortion. (2018 plan documents)
  2.  Kaiser (11): All plans cover elective abortion (2018 plan documents)

Summary:  There are 22 Individual plans offered by two insurance carriers for 2018 on the Hawaii exchange.

In 2018, 100% of plans on the federally-facilitated marketplace in Hawaii cover elective abortion. Since the first open enrollment period in 2014, Hawaii’s marketplace has never offered any Individual/Family plan that excludes elective abortion.

Email us at info@obamacareabortion.com with any concerns you may have regarding Hawaii’s lack of abortion-free healthcare options.  


Exchange is part of the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (F) or State-Run (S): F

Website: https://www.healthcare.gov

State Exchange Elective Abortion Opt-Out: No

Number of 2018 Insurance Carriers: 2

  • Total Number of Plans: 22
  • Number of Plans that Cover Elective Abortion: 22
  • Number of Plans that Do Not Cover Elective Abortion: 0
  • Number of Plans with Unknown Coverage: 0

State Has Multi-State Plans (MSPs): No

If yes, Number of MSPs: n/a

MSPs That Do Not Cover Elective Abortion:  n/a


Red= Covers elective abortion

Orange= Some plans cover elective abortion/Unknown

Green= Does not cover elective abortion

*Bold denotes that this Insurance Carrier is new to the 2018 Marketplace


General news regarding abortion coverage in Obamacare can be found here.

Healthinsurance.org: Hawaii switching to fully-federally-facilitated exchange for 2017 (September 12, 2016)

The Federalist: Should You Get An Obamacare Conscience Tax Exemption? (January 20, 2016)

Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Obamacare transition hits snags (November 3, 2015)

Honolulu Star-Advertiser: State approves 27% Obamacare rate hike for HMSA; 34% for Kaiser (October 5, 2015)

Healthinsurance.org: Connector will continue to provide outreach until Oct 2016 (September 29,2015)

HealthInsurance.org: Connector will continue to provide outreach until Oct 2016 (September 29, 2015)

The Hill: Hawaii's ObamaCare exchange in jeopardy (May 15, 2015)

Hawaii News Now

Townhall: GAO Report Confirms: Taxpayer Funding of Abortion and No Transparency (September 25, 2014)

CNS News: 39 of 39 Hawaii Healthcare Exchange Plans Include Abortion Coverage (September 15, 2014)

Fox News: Hawaii’s ObamaCare exchange most costly in nation (May 15, 2014)