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The letter was signed by the heads of more than 40 pro-life organizations.

By Catholic News Agency, 10/29/19

WASHINGTON — A group of pro-life leaders is calling on the Trump administration to finalize a rule that would require abortion to be billed separately from other services in taxpayer-funded health-insurance plans.

An Oct. 21 letter to Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), applauded the pro-life efforts of the Trump administration.

The letter asked HHS to further these efforts by implementing a rule removing the ability for insurance companies to create “hidden abortion surcharges,” through which “enrollees … are unknowingly paying into plans that subsidize elective abortion.”

The letter was signed by the heads of more than 40 pro-life organizations in the U.S., including the Susan B. Anthony List, National Right to Life Committee, March for Life Action, Americans United for Life and American Association of Pro-Life OB-GYNS. ….