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Taking Insurance in Abortion Care: Policy, Practices, and the Role of Poverty

Health and Health Care Concerns Among Women and Racial and Ethnic Minorities

ISBN: 978-1-78743-150-8, eISBN: 978-1-78743-149-2

ISSN: 0275-4959

Publication date: 10 August 2017

Abstract

This research illustrates how legal regulations, insurer practices, and the socioeconomics of the patient population matter for abortion-providing facilities’ decision-making about accepting insurance.

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Acknowledgments

The authors would like to thank Amanda Dennis for her comments on an early draft. Funding support for the data collection and analysis came from the National Health Law Program.

Citation

Kimport, K. and Rowland, B. (2017), "Taking Insurance in Abortion Care: Policy, Practices, and the Role of Poverty", Health and Health Care Concerns Among Women and Racial and Ethnic Minorities (Research in the Sociology of Health Care, Vol. 35), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 39-57. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0275-495920170000035003

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