1. Health-insurance policies provided to state employees may not include abortion coverage, with exceptions only to save a woman's life or avert substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function. (Enacted 2011)
  2. Repealed Laws: HB 2487 (blocked) enforces stricter abortion reporting requirements and requires a doctor who performs non-surgical abortions to be licensed annually by the Department of Health Services (January 2012).

  3. NY state allows individual providers and institutions to refuse to participate in performing abortions if they wish. NY State does not allow providers/institutions to refuse contraception or sterilization to patients.