3366.0 Health care reform and abortion access

Monday, October 29, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Panel Discussion
This second of three PRSH Section sessions was developed by the PRSH Abortion Task Force on the impact of health care reform on access to abortion. The focus will be on integration of contraception and abortion services, international lessons learned, abortion referral strategies, abortion stigma.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to describe effective abortion referral strategies, a abortion stigma, implications of international experience for US practice, and integration of services under US health care reform.

Developing a conceptual model of factors influencing abortion referral behavior
Elizabeth Janiak, MA, MS, Sera Bonds, MPH and Melanie Zurek, EdM
Disclosure management, stigma resistance, and resilience: Parallels between abortion work and LGBT identities
Michelle Debbink, Emily Youatt, MPH, Lisa Martin, PhD, Jane Hassinger, MSW, LCSW and Lisa Harris, MD, PhD
Evidence meets action: Strategies to ensure Medicaid covers abortion care in qualifying cases
Amanda Dennis, DrPH, MBE, Ruth Manski, BA, Kelly Blanchard, MS and Britt Wahlin, AM

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health
Endorsed by: Women's Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)