Elective abortion definition

Elective abortion means the intentional use of an instrument, drug, or other substance or device to terminate a woman's pregnancy for a purpose other than to increase the probability of a live birth, to preserve the life or health of the child after live birth, or to remove a fetus that has died as a result of natural causes, accidental trauma, or a criminal assault on the pregnant woman. Elective abortion does not include any of the following:
Elective abortion means the performance of a procedure involving the intentional use of an instrument, drug, or other substance or device to terminate a woman's pregnancy for a purpose other than to increase the probability of a live birth, to preserve the life or health of the child after live birth, or to remove a dead fetus. Elective abortion does not include either of the following:
Elective abortion means the intentional termination of a pregnancy by an attending physician who knows that the female is pregnant, using any means that is reasonably likely to cause the death of the fetus. The term does not include the use of any such means: (A) to terminate a pregnancy that resulted from an act of rape or incest; (B) in a case in which a woman suffers from a physical disorder, physical disability, or physical illness, including a life-endangering physical condition caused by or arising from the pregnancy, that would, as certified by a physician, place the woman in danger of death or risk of substantial impairment of a major bodily function unless an abortion is performed; or (C) in a case in which a fetus has a life-threatening physical condition that, in reasonable medical judgment, regardless of the provision of life-saving treatment, is incompatible with life outside the womb.

Examples of Elective abortion in a sentence

  • Elective abortion and all related charges, including but not limited to RU486, unless carrying the fetus to full term would seriously endanger the life of the mother.

  • Elective abortion does not include any of the following: (i) Use or prescription of a drug or device intended as a contraceptive.(ii) The intentional use of an instrument, drug, or other substance or device by a physician to terminate a woman’s pregnancy if the woman’s physical condition, in the physician’s reasonable medical judgment, necessitates the termination of the woman’s pregnancy to avert her death.

  • Elective abortion does not include any of the following: (i) Use or prescription of a drug or device intended as a contraceptive.

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  • Call Customer Service for details or go online to www.sparrow.org. The Policy does not cover: Medical services and supplies for home births. Freestanding birthing centers. Elective abortion as defined by state law.


More Definitions of Elective abortion

Elective abortion means an abortion for any reason other than to preserve the life of the female upon whom the abortion is performed.
Elective abortion means an abortion, as defined
Elective abortion means the interruption of a Pregnancy at the woman’s request for other than maternal health or fetal disease.
Elective abortion means an abortion, as defined by Section 245.002, Health and Safety Code, other than an abortion performed:
Elective abortion means any abortion that is not performed or induced in response to a medical emergency.
Elective abortion means the interruption of a Pregnancy at the woman’s request
Elective abortion means an abortion for any reason other than to prevent the death of the mother. “Medical emergency” means a condition that so complicates the medical condition of the pregnant woman as to necessitate the immediate abortion of her pregnancy. “Abortion” means the use or prescription of any instrument, medicine, drug or any other substance or device to terminate a pregnancy. “Facility” means any clinic, hospital or ambulatory surgical center, in which any second or third trimester elective abortion or five or more first trimester elective abortions are performed in a month, excluding any abortions performed due to a medical emergency.