Does Medicaid coverage matter? an investigation of how different Medicaid abortion coverage policies impact women and providers
Conclusion: Policies that impede access to affordable abortion care have a number of detrimental impacts on both women seeking abortion and health care providers offering care.
Learning Areas:Public health or related research
List the range of negative impacts that restricting Medicaid coverage of abortion has on low-income women. Discuss how prohibitions on Medicaid coverage influence the service delivery practices of abortion providers.
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Amanda Dennis, Associate at Ibis Reproductive Health, received her Doctorate in Public Health from Boston University. Dr. Dennis also holds a Masterâs degree in Bioethics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Hampshire College. Dr. Dennis directs Ibisâs research on the Hyde Amendment, as well as several projects focused on health care reform in the US.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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