Term Abortion Expense Assistance
Code LJ-2000.0100-020
Definition Programs that expand access to abortion services for women as well as individuals who may identify as trans, non-binary or non-conforming experiencing a barrier to access abortion due to cost. Travel assistance may include providing travel vouchers that facilitate their ability to have an appointment in another location, including another state where abortions are not banned, or that pay for local transportation to an appointment. Other types of support may include expense assistance for lodging, procedure, child care, language translation, and doula services. Available services may vary depending on the state.
Created 6/13/13
Changed 10/25/22
Use References Abortion Appointment Travel Expense Assistance
Abortion Funds
Abortion Payment Assistance
Abortion Procedure Funding
See Also References Medical Expense Assistance (LH-5100)
Reproductive Rights Legal Services (FT-7900)
External Classification Terms Family Planning (NPC E13.02)
Family Planning (NTE E42)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Pregnancy Termination (UW 2.1.03.02)
Related Concepts Financial Services/Benefits
Pregnancy
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References "What Is An Abortion Fund, and What Does It Do?", GBH website, https://www.wgbh.org/news/local-news/2022/05/12/what-is-an-abortion-fund-and-what-does-it-do

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