How much does an abortion cost? From $0 to $3,275

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How much does an abortion cost? From $0 to $3,275

(Updated 2022) How much does an abortion cost? It can vary: from $0 to over $3,000 or more depending on, among other factors, how long you’ve been pregnant, how you’re paying and, increasingly, where you live. With the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down Roe v. Wade guaranteeing abortion for all Americans on June 24, […]

How much does a mammogram cost with insurance? Our WNYC partnership

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How much does a mammogram cost with insurance? Our WNYC partnership

(Updated 2022) How much does a mammogram cost with insurance? Well, that depends. It could be $0, and it could be $1,100 and up. For this, our final post  on our 2013 crowdsourcing project with the amazing Brian Lehrer Show at WNYC, our local public radio station, we’re offering consumer advice. (Please keep in mind […]

The price of birth-control pills

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The price of birth-control pills

“For millions of American women, birth control is beyond their reach,” writes Debra Marcus, chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of South Central New York. “For uninsured women, out-of-pocket costs are prohibitive; even for women with health insurance, related co-payments are often unaffordable. More than a third of women have struggled with the cost of […]