Abortion ban under Federal Employee Health Benefits, roadmap for Stupak?
Looking at a few FEHB plans the common language seems to be
We do not cover the following: Services, drugs, or supplies related to abortions, except when the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term, or when the pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest.
The history in the NARAL pdf details how in 2004 and 2005 spending bills the ban is in versions passed by the house, but not in the Senate versions. Subsequently the ban makes it through the conference to the final version.
Someone with more knowledge of the sausage factory may be able to say whether this has any relevance for what will happen with the Stupak Amendment.
Who thought when various pro reform advocates said (links required) the general public should get the same coverage as members of Congress, that this was part of the deal?