Statements

  • November 8, 2018

    America’s Frontline Physicians Oppose the Administration’s Decision to Jeopardize Access to Women’s Preventive Care

    “Our organizations, which represent more than 423,000 physicians and medical students, stand together in opposition to the administration’s final rules, the Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act and the Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act. By undercutting women’s access to contraception, a key preventive service, at no out-of-pocket cost in private insurance plans, the final rules conflict with our firmly held belief that no woman should lose the coverage she has today."

  • November 8, 2018

    ACOG Opposes the Administration’s Final Regulation That Reduces Access to Contraception

    Lisa Hollier, M.D., M.P.H., president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, issued the following statement regarding release of the Trump administration’s final rules, the Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act and the Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act, that will limit contraception access for countless women: 

  • October 5, 2018

    ACOG Mourns the Passing of Former Leader, Dr. Keith C. White

    "Those in the ACOG community who were fortunate enough to have known and worked with Dr. White remember him with admiration and respect while all of ACOG mourns his loss. As the Director of Fellowship and District/Section Activities from 1978 to 1993, he helped ACOG grow to become the wonderful organization that it is today."

  • September 23, 2018

    Drastic Expansion of Public Charge Regulations Compromise Access to Women’s Health Care

    Lisa Hollier, M.D., M.P.H., president of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), released the following statement in response to the administration’s proposed regulatory changes to alter the longstanding policy on how and whether immigrants can be classified as a “public charge:” 

  • September 22, 2018

    Joint Statement of America’s Frontline Physicians Opposing Public Charge Proposal

    The Trump Administration has issued a proposed regulation that changes long-standing rules governing how and whether immigrants can be determined to be a “public charge;” widens the scope of programs considered by the government in making such a determination; and dramatically lowers the bar for refusing admission or denying individuals green cards or U.S. visas on this basis.

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