Will my insurance pay for an abortion in Nebraska?

If you’re facing an unplanned pregnancy, your mind is likely filled with questions and worries. Wondering whether parenting, adoption, or abortion is right for you, to trying to find reliable information on each option, you’re in new territory that feels hard to navigate.

Here at Assure Women’s Center, we’re passionate about educating women on their options and helping them discover the best path for them and their futures.

Women experiencing unplanned pregnancies often ask us about finances related to each option, especially abortion. If you’re wondering what your abortion options are and whether your insurance will cover the procedure in the state of Nebraska, keep reading!

Will insurance pay for abortion in Nebraska?

Abortion and insurance tend to have a complicated relationship, and in the state of Nebraska, it’s likely your insurance plan will not cover abortion.

Nebraska law states that insurance plans, both private or publicly funded, will not cover abortion, with the exception of life endangerment, incest, or rape. 

How much will the abortion pill cost me out of pocket? 

Many women seeking abortions are surprised to find the procedure is quite expensive. An abortion can cost anywhere from $500 to $3000, depending on the procedure.

The cost of an abortion will depend on how far along you are and whether or not you have any medical conditions that could lead to complications.

Are there any hidden costs when it comes to abortion? 

It’s important to take time to inform yourself on the additional costs you might incur as part of your abortion.

Abortion is a serious medical procedure. There is a chance your abortion could lead to complications such as infections or an incomplete abortion — meaning there is pregnancy tissue left in your uterus.

In the case of complications, you will be responsible to pay for any additional medical bills, such as follow-up appointments, surgeries, or medications.

You should also plan to get an ultrasound prior to your abortion. Not only will your ultrasound give you the necessary information to help inform what type of abortion procedure you can get, it will also help you and your doctor ensure there are not any underlying medical conditions that would heighten the dangers of abortion.

To avoid additional costs, you can easily schedule a free and confidential ultrasound with your nearby pregnancy clinic!

I’m pregnant! What should I do now? 

When facing an unplanned pregnancy, it might feel like abortion is your only option. However, here at Assure Women’s Center, we believe women should never make a decision for their pregnancy based on fear and finances.

We’re here to help you in your time of need by providing free healthcare, options counseling, and physical resources!


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