Medicaid Expansion and Abortion

There is currently a rumor that those who support Medicaid Expansion have supported abortion.

That is simply untrue.

For over forty years, the Hyde Amendment made federal Medicaid dollars to fund abortions illegal. Additionally, pregnant women have had access to Medicaid, so Medicaid Expansion does not serve this subset of the population.

Below are two letters from the Montana Legislative Services Division, Office of Research and Policy Analysis explaining in further detail.