Late on May 2, various media outlets published a draft US Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court confirmed the authenticity of the document on May 3 but cautioned that the opinion was still in process and subject to revision. Twenty-three states have laws that criminalize abortion or say that abortion will automatically become criminalized if Roe is overturned. When navigating these issues and potential responses, particularly changes to plans that permit reimbursement for abortions outside of particular states, employers should consider several factors.
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