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State warns insurers not to restrict abortion coverage
Bakersfield Californian

Seven health insurers in California are mulling how to respond to letters from the state warning them that health plans excluding abortion coverage are a violation of state law.

Bakersfield-based GEMCare Health Plan and Blue Shield of California were among the companies that received the letters dated Aug. 22, along with Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Health Net, Kaiser and United Healthcare.