Registration is open for the 2024 ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo

Close Close Icon


March 2023 Report

Measures to protect reproductive care

Illinois lawmakers have already codified a protection to protect physicians who perform abortions from losing their medical licenses as a result.

Taxes, religious freedom, and additional out-of-the-box proposals

In Illinois, where several protections for abortion access already exist, a proposal is pending to establish a $500 income tax credit for any healthcare provider who permanently relocates to the state in the given tax year for the purpose of providing reproductive or gender-affirming care in the state. The individual must certify they are relocating from a state with more restrictive laws. This credit would also be available to any person who permanently relocates to the state from a state with more restrictive abortion or gender-affirming care laws and who is a patient or the parent or guardian of a patient seeking such care (IL HB3368 (

State Legislation and Reproductive Medicine

The ASRM Center for Policy and Leadership (CPL) has released reports concerning States' Abortion Laws and their Potential Implications for Reproductive Medicine. Current as of the date of publication, the reports provide an overview of states’ abortion laws, together with analysis of potential implications for reproductive medicine, including IVF.

More Reproductive Rights Resources