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  • January 15, 2019

    ACOG Applauds Nationwide Injunction on Contraception Regulations

    “Access to contraception is an essential component of women’s health care. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) applauds the two federal court decisions that enjoined the implementation of the Trump-Pence regulations that would prevent many women from accessing contraception. ACOG is especially relieved that the Pennsylvania court issued a nationwide injunction, protecting all women throughout the country who would have been negatively impacted by the regulations."

  • December 19, 2018

    America’s Frontline Physicians Call for Texas vs. Azar Decision on Affordable Care Act to Be Reversed on Appeal

    In response to the ruling to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Texas vs. Azar, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American College of Physicians (ACP), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and American Psychiatric Association (APA), collectively representing America's frontline physicians, issued this statement:

  • December 18, 2018

    ACOG: The Invalidation of the ACA Would Devastate the Health of America’s Women and Families

    “The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) strongly disagrees with the decision in the Texas vs. Azar lawsuit and firmly calls for its reversal. If this decision stands, it will have a significant and devastating impact on the health and well-being of all Americans, especially women and families."

  • December 13, 2018

    Nation’s Ob-Gyns Celebrate Passage of Landmark Legislation to Prevent Maternal Mortality

    “Today marks a major step toward eliminating preventable maternal deaths in our country. ACOG is thrilled that the U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan Preventing Maternal Deaths Act before the year’s end. This landmark legislation has been a long-held goal for ACOG and is a crucial step to reversing our country’s rising maternal mortality rate."

  • December 11, 2018

    U.S. House Passes Landmark Legislation to Prevent Maternal Deaths

    “The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for making the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act a priority and unanimously passing this landmark legislation before the year’s end. The passage of the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act has been a long-held goal for ACOG and is a crucial step to reversing our country’s rising maternal mortality rate. No more pregnant and postpartum women should die from preventable causes."

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