At what cost? Payment for abortion care by U.S. women.

@article{Jones2013AtWC,
  title={At what cost? Payment for abortion care by U.S. women.},
  author={Rachel K. Jones and Ushma D Upadhyay and Tracy Ann Weitz},
  journal={Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={e173-8}
}
BACKGROUND Most U.S. abortion patients are poor or low-income, yet most pay several hundred dollars out of pocket for these services. This study explores how women procure these funds. METHODS iPad-administered surveys were implemented among 639 women obtaining abortions at six geographically diverse healthcare facilities. Women provided information about insurance coverage, payment for service, acquisition of funds, and ancillary costs incurred. FINDINGS Only 36% of the sample lacked… CONTINUE READING

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