Abortions

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Last Revised: April 23, 2019
Last Revised: November 29, 2017
The providers listed on this document have attested to being able to meet the Wisconsin Act 37 criteria for the provision of ultrasounds at no cost to a woman prior to an abortion.

The statistical report available from the link below presents summary tables of information collected through the Wisconsin Induced Abortion Reporting System, established under Wis. Stat. § 69.186. Since Jan.1, 1987, medical facilities in Wisconsin have been required to report selected information on patients who obtained induced abortions.

Last Revised: March 20, 2020

Wisconsin Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus cover abortions in the following situations:

  • If an abortion is medically necessary to save the life of the woman.
  • If continuing the pregnancy will cause grave and long-lasting damage to the physical health of the woman.
  • If the pregnancy was the result of a sexual assault or incest. The crime must also be reported to the law enforcement authorities.

A doctor must sign a written statement attesting to one of the above situations.

Last Revised: August 1, 2019
Establishes requirements to be met before informed consent for an abortion and provides penalties for violating the provisions.
Last Revised: December 4, 2017
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