(Bloomberg) — The US Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the constitutional right to abortion quickly drew responses from the corporate world, with dozens of major employers committing to cover travel expenses for employees in states where the medical procedure will be banned.

Others had already announced the coverage policy when a draft of the decision leaked earlier this year. 

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Twenty-six states either will or are likely to ban almost all abortions, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that backs abortion rights. Thirteen have so-called trigger laws designed to automatically outlaw abortion if Roe is overturned. Such laws have already taken effect in Missouri and Texas.

That may put further pressure on companies to find ways for their employees to receive the reproductive care services they’ve been entitled to for half a century.

Here’s how some of the nation’s biggest corporations are currently helping workers:


Activision Blizzard

The video game publisher expanded medical travel benefits in June to cover reproductive health, gender-affirming treatment, transplant care and other services not available in the home state of a covered employee or dependent.

Advanced Micro Devices

The chipmaker said all employees and dependents participating in the company’s US health-care plans “will receive travel and lodging reimbursement for covered medical services not able to be performed in their state of residence.”

Alaska Airlines

The airline told employees June 24 it will reimburse travel for “certain medical procedures and treatments if they are not available where you live.” 


The biotech company is working with its insurer to add a transportation benefit for covered individuals who need to travel outside their home state, according to an internal memo on June 24 from Kelley Boucher, chief human resources officer. In the meantime, the company will cover all travel expenses outside the plan.

Amalgamated Bank 

The Amalgamated Financial Corp.-owned bank on May 3, announced a new initiative in which it would reimburse employees and dependents for travel-related costs should they need to leave their home state for reproductive health care, as well as up to five days of childcare expenses incurred during the travel time. In a statement, Chief Executive Officer Priscilla Sims Brown said the policy would help employees “make personal and confidential decisions.”


Amazon on May 2 told employees in the US that it would cover up to $4,000 in travel expenses related to medical procedures including abortion services. The policy is retroactive to Jan. 1 for employees and their dependents covered by two company-offered health plans, Reuters reported, and covers services rendered if care is not possible to be offered virtually or available within 100 miles of an employee’s home. Such a distance is typically referred to as an abortion desert; as of 2017, there were 27 cities with populations over 100,000 that qualified for such a title.


American Express

American Express said its US health plans already cover abortions and provide for travel expenses if needed, according to an emailed statement.


The company has said it will cover the cost of abortions and travel for treatment for its retail workers.


The telecommunications company, one of the largest employers in Texas, said it is reimbursing travel expenses for medical procedures after the state banned abortions on June 24. The policy applies to medical services that employees can’t access within 100 miles of where they live, Dallas-based AT&T said in a statement that didn’t specifically mention abortion. “The health of our employees and their families is important to our company,” the telecommunications provider said.

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“Starting today, US employees living in states that have restricted or banned abortions will be offered reimbursement for travel and accommodations for themselves and a companion should they seek care outside their state,” the Australian software company said June 24. Atlassian has offices in Texas and Virginia.

Bank of America



Bank of America, in a memo to employees, said it’s expanding the list of medical treatments eligible for travel expense reimbursement to services including reproductive health care. 

“This step is fully consistent with our long-term, well-established approach to ensuring our benefits programs align and respond to the broad-ranging health-care needs of our employees and their families,” Charlotte, North Carolina-based Bank of America said in the memo.


A spokesperson for the biotech firm said June 24 the company would be enhancing its health benefit to include a reimbursement for travel expenses for US employees to access health-care services not available within a 100 mile radius. That would include access to abortion, according to the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company.


Bloomberg LP, the parent of Bloomberg News, covers out-of-state travel for medical services, including abortion, for which there is no licensed provider in employees’ state of residence. The reimbursements apply to all employees and their dependents covered under the company’s medical plan.


The company will reimburse employees who need to travel for abortion care, a company spokesperson said in an email. The Bloomfield, Connecticut-based health conglomerate has employees in every state and already covers travel for some medical needs. 


The New-York-based bank, which is headed by its first female chief executive officer, Jane Fraser, and has some 8,500 employees in Texas alone, pledged to cover travel costs for employees seeking abortions. A source said the costs covered could include airfares and lodging if necessary.


CVS Health

The pharmacy chain will continue to make out-of-state care accessible for employees, spokesman Mike DeAngelis said on June 24. The coverage includes abortion and other services, he said. 

Deutsche Bank

The German financial firm will begin to cover travel costs for US staff seeking abortions up to a defined distance, including across state borders, according to a person familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified discussing private information. 

Dick’s Sporting Goods

Employees who live in states that restrict access to abortion can be reimbursed up to $4,000 in travel expenses to go to the nearest place they can get care, CEO Lauren Hobart and Executive Chairman Ed Stack said in a joint letter to staff on June 24. The benefit includes spouses and dependents on the company’s medical plan, along with one person traveling in support.


A Discord spokesperson said the company would cover up to $5,000 annually in reimbursements for employees and dependents. The Dobbs ruling “has taken away the ability for millions of people, including members of our team, to access critical health services,” the spokesperson said.


Walt Disney Co., which has been mired in disputes with conservative leaders over its support for LGBTQ people, said on June 24 it will cover the cost of travel for employees who can’t access family planning services such as abortion.


Employees and covered beneficiaries can be reimbursed for travel in the US for treatment that’s locally unavailable and can’t be handled through telehealth, effective June 8, the company said on June 24.


Electronic Arts

EA, the video game publisher behind Fifa 22, Apex Legends and The Sims, published a statement to employees, telling them that their health and well-being are a top priority. Working through the company’s health-care provider, Cigna, EA said it will “soon offer expanded travel health benefits, for eligible US employees and their eligible dependents. Our aim is to provide the support and services that empower you and your eligible dependents to get the care needed to be the best, most authentic version of yourself at work and in other areas of your life.”

EA already had a location change policy in place for employees who want to consider moving to a different location.

Estee Lauder

In preparation for the Supreme Court ruling, the cosmetics company told employees in mid-June that travel and lodging would now be covered for reproductive health care in the US when not available locally, according to a spokesperson. The coverage will go into effect Aug. 1 and includes employees and their dependents enrolled in the company’s health plan.


The travel booking company’s benefits plan includes travel for health care not provided in an employee’s state, a spokesperson said June 24.

Foot Locker

US employees covered by the company’s health plan can be reimbursed for travel for medical procedures, including family planning, according to an internal memo seen by Bloomberg. 

Gilead Sciences

The biopharmaceutical company ensured that its medical plan covers travel and lodging for workers who need to travel out of state in the US for care related to women’s reproductive health. In addition, the Gilead Foundation is donating $1.5 million to organizations focused on reproductive health services and doubling any contributions by workers up to $15,000.


Goldman Sachs

New York-based Goldman said in a memo to its employees that it will extend its “health-care travel reimbursement policies to include all medical procedures, treatments and evaluations, including abortion services and gender-affirming care where a provider is not available in proximity to where our people live.”


Google is allowing its employees to apply for relocation “without justification” in light of the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, according to a memo seen by Bloomberg News from Google’s Chief People Officer Fiona Cicconi. Managers will be made aware of the situation, she said.

Cicconi added in her note that Google’s US benefits plan and health insurance covers out-of-state medical procedures that are not available where an employee lives and works.


The Kering-owned fashion house said in a statement that it would reimburse travel expenses for US employees “who need access to health care not available in their home state.” The statement also said that the company “remains steadfast in its belief that access to reproductive health care is a fundamental human right.” 


In a statement to the Los Angeles Times, the company said its employee health plan covers some abortion-related costs, including care and some lodging should employees need to travel out of state. 


The top maker of personal-computer processors said it “respects the rights and privacy of our employees to choose what best meets their health needs” and that it will continue to provide resources “for those who need to travel for safe, timely health care.”


JPMorgan Chase

The biggest US bank plans to pay for employees to travel to another state if needed to obtain a legal abortion. The benefit will go into effect July 1, according to a frequently-asked-questions page linked to a memo to all US employees in June. 


The supermarket company offers travel benefits up to $4,000 for access to medical treatments including abortion and fertility, for people who are insured on company plans. The company clarified the coverage for employees on June 14, according to a statement on June 24.


The jeans maker said any employee who opts into their health-care plans will be eligible for reimbursement of travel costs for abortions, including part-time workers.Live Nation Entertainment

The concert promoter said it would cover travel expenses for employees “who need access to women’s healthcare services outside their home state.” The company said it would also provide bail expenses for staff arrested for protesting peacefully. 

Lyft and Uber

Describing the Texas abortion law as an “attack on women’s access to health care,” Lyft Inc. Chief Executive Officer Logan Green said last week that the ride-hailing company is working with health providers to cover the cost of rides for women in Texas and Oklahoma—which outlawed abortion last month—who seek out of state care. Both Lyft and Uber have also pledged to pay legal fees for any of their drivers sued under anti-abortion laws for helping women seek out the procedure.


The department store-chain said it will expand its current medical coverage options and paid time off benefits to provide travel reimbursement “for colleagues to receive the medical care needed,” according to a post on the company’s LinkedIn.



The credit card company will as of June 1 reimburse employees who need to travel outside of their home state to receive an abortion, per a memo to staff on May 18. The update follows existing policies to cover out-of-state travel for organ transplants and other surgery, as well as policies that cover other aspects of reproductive health-care and family planning, such as vasectomies and birth control.


The Dallas-based parent company of dating apps including Tinder and OkCupid set up a fund to support staff after Texas’s near-total abortion ban came into effect in late 2021. Chief Executive Officer Shar Dubey described the ban as “so regressive to the cause of women’s rights that I felt compelled to speak publicly about my personal views.” The fund aims to cover the costs for employees and dependents who need to seek care outside of Texas. Rival dating app Bumble has set up a similar fund.

Meta Platforms

A spokesperson for the parent of Facebook and Instagram said June 24 the company was working to cover travel-related costs for employees who cannot access reproductive health-care and other services in their home state. “We intend to offer travel expense reimbursements, to the extent permitted by law,” the spokesperson said. Some anti-abortion laws in states like Oklahoma and Texas include bounty clauses that target people who assist someone receive abortion care, whether or not they knew their actions did so.


The technology company on May 9 said that it would expand its health-care reimbursement program to include travel if an employee could not access health care because it was not available nearby. The company said the move would “support employees and their enrolled dependents in accessing critical health care — which already includes services like abortion and gender-affirming care — regardless of where they live across the US.”


The streaming video provider said June 24 it offers financial support for employees that need to access health-care outside their home state, mostly through their insurance plans.


The maker of sneakers and athletic gear covers travel and lodging for “situations where services are not available close to home,” according to a June 24 statement.



The company, which runs the largest marketplace for nonfungible tokens, told US employees it will cover travel expenses for them or their dependents to receive “critical health care.” OpenSea also created a channel on its official Slack network called #roe-discussion to encourage employees coping with the news to support one another, according to a staff memo seen by Bloomberg.


The outdoors outfitter covers the cost of medical insurance for all workers, including part-time employees. The plans include abortion care and travel, lodging and food where that care is restricted, the company said June 24. In addition, the company is offering training and bail for people who peacefully protest for reproductive justice. 


In a memo to employees seen by Bloomberg, Chief Human Resources Officer Kausik Rajgopal said the company would reimburse employees who live in states that restrict their access to reproductive health care such as abortion services, and need to travel to obtain treatment. “As a PayPal community, we’ll continue to work to provide equitable access to health care benefits for our employees,” Rajgopal said.


The company has expanded its coverage benefits to include abortion-related travel costs, LeMia Jenkins, chief communications officer, said on June 24. “We believe access to health care is a fundamental right,” she said, adding that the company also reimburses travel if employees or their dependents need to travel to receive gender-affirming care.


The outdoor gear co-op said it would provide travel and lodging reimbursement to employees who live in restricted states and have to travel more than 100 miles for reproductive care. CEO Eric Artz told staff in a memo that REI is “committed to protecting your right to choose and access a safe and legal abortion.”

Rivian Automotive

The carmaker said it would provide up to $5,000 in travel expenses for employees and covered dependents “to protect our employees’ access to reproductive care,” according to an internal memo seen by Bloomberg. 



The maker of a popular stock-trading app said it will cover travel expenses of as much as $5,000 for employees or their dependents to secure reproductive care.


Chief Executive Officer Marc Benioff told employees in September that the company would help any employees living in Texas to relocate out of the state if they wished to move in response to strict abortion laws.


Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. told employees on June 24 that it would reimburse them up to $10,000 for travel and lodging costs related to medical procedures that are banned in their state of residence, including abortions. The coverage extends to employee family members that are covered by company-provided insurance. “Our goal is to ensure that all Snap team members are able to get access to the medical care they need, and when they need it,” a spokesperson said in a statement.


The company on May 16 said that it would reimburse travel expenses for employees and their dependents should they need to travel more than 100 miles to receive an abortion or access gender-affirming care.  A date for implementation wasn’t immediately noted; the memo from Partner Resources executive-vice president Sara Kelly said it would be “coming soon.”

“Regardless of what the Supreme Court ends up deciding, we will always ensure our partners have access to quality health care,” Kelly said in a statement.

T-Mobile US

The wireless carrier expanded its health coverage for those needing to travel for health care in May, after a draft of the court’s majority opinion was leaked to the press. 



The Austin, Texas-based carmaker in its 2021 global impact report said its expanded  health-care policies included covering travel and hotel costs for employees who had to travel out-of-state for health care. 


The short-form video platform on June 24 said it would update its employee benefits to reflect the needs of employees post-Roe. “We are committed to ensuring our employees have access to a wide range of medical benefits, including family and reproductive care, no matter where they live,” a spokesperson said. “We are finalizing updates to our benefits to continue to provide our employees access to the medical benefits they need.”


The advertising company expanded its employee benefits to cover travel for US-based employees’ health-care needs including abortion, per an internal memo. “We don’t know the full details or impact of these potential changes in reproductive rights yet, but we do know we want our people to have the same health coverage regardless of where they live,” Chief Executive Officer Mark Read wrote.

WW International

The weight-loss company will support travel needed to access reproductive care, Chief Executive Officer Sima Sistani said in a video message on Instagram. “But even that feels problematic, because we are contributing to the inequities in our country — contributing to the inequities in the access to health care,” she said. “Access to health care for our bodies should be a right and when the private sector needs to step up to make up the gap of public policy, that’s a problem.”


With more than 4,000 workers in the US, Yelp will next month roll out a new travel benefit which “allows our US employees and their dependents to have equitable access to reproductive care, regardless of where they live.” A person familiar with the matter said the benefit, announced before the draft ruling was leaked, would be offered through the company’s insurance provider.


The real estate service updated its plan earlier in June to reimburse up to $7,500 each time that “significant travel is necessary to access health care, including reproductive services or gender-affirming care,” the company said June 24. “Our health benefits cover a wide range of reproductive health care services — including abortion, whether patient-elected, medically necessary, or both.”


The videoconferencing company’s US benefits already included reproductive care coverage and coverage of travel more than 100 miles from home for medical services, according to an internal memo on June 24 from Matthew Saxon, Zoom’s chief people officer.

(Updates to add items on more companies.)

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