Welcome to the ACOG Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Program. The LARC Program provides a broad range of resources on Long-Acting Reversible Contraception including clinical guidance, educational materials, and more. Sign up for our LARC Program e-newsletter to receive updates.
About the LARC Program
The LARC Program works to reduce unintended pregnancy in the US by providing information and resources on LARC methods and increasing access to the full range of contraceptive options.
Advocacy and Policy
Resources and tools to help you advocate for improved access to all contraceptive methods, including LARC methods, can be found here, in addition to information about emerging government policy on LARC.
Clinical Education and Training
Learn more about family planning education and find a list of clinical training opportunities here, in addition to accessing ready-to-use slide sets to use in your LARC educational efforts.
LARC Clinical Resources includes the latest clinical guidance on LARC from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and other trusted sources.
Coding and Reimbursement
The LARC Program and the ACOG Coding Department provide resources to help practices receive appropriate payment for the provision of LARC methods, including stocking, reimbursement, and common problems.
See the latest edition of the LARC Program e-newsletter on this page, as well as archived editions. Sign up for the LARC Program e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on LARC Program materials and publications and more!
Immediate postpartum provision of LARC is safe and effective, and can be a particularly favorable time for providing LARC methods. Find resources here to help with providing LARC devices in a hospital setting.
FAQs about long-acting reversible contraception (and other contraceptive methods) can be found here, along with links to materials to use in your practice to educate patients on LARC.
The LARC Program maintains links to resources and tools to help improve contraceptive care and boost efficiency, including information on the use of patient educational materials and navigating health care reform.
The LARC Program offers free accredited live webinars on Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (ACOG membership not required). You can also access archived versions of past webinars.
The LARC Program maintains a list of resources highlighting the impact of Zika on pregnancy, the importance of contraception and family planning to combat Zika, and practical ways to address the epidemic.