“Most people who’ve seen a doctor in the US have been surprised by a medical bill—hidden costs or prices that hardly correspond to the expense or complexity of the procedure, like $629 for applying a Band-Aid. Call an abortion clinic, on the other hand, and they will tell you exactly what they charge for the procedure out of pocket. As barriers to abortion access have increased dramatically, providers have taken intentional steps to keep the service as affordable as possible, without compromising safety or quality of care.”

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