Developing patient-centered approaches to sterilization under Medicaid: A community-based participatory approach
Awarded 2017
Community-Based Participatory Research Grants
Priya Batra, MD, MS
University of California, Riverside

Though it is widely held that the restrictive policies regulating obtaining sterilization under Medicaid must be revised, no previous studies have proposed new process models. Our study addresses a critical gap in knowledge regarding Medicaid sterilization restrictions by developing a revised model of regulations grounded in the experiences of the very women impacted by current policies.