Statements

  • March 8, 2019

    Leading Women’s Health Organizations Observe International Women’s Day 2019

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), AAGL, the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), the Council of University Chairs of Obstetrics and Gynecology (CUCOG), the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH), the Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG), the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) released the following statement for International Women's Day 2019.

  • February 26, 2019

    The Final Title X Regulation Disregards Expert Opinion and Evidence-Based Practices

    The Department of Health and Human Services has released a final regulation that will significantly limit the health care available to patients under Title X of the Public Health Service Act (Title X). Leading women’s health care provider groups, medical organizations, and physician leaders representing more than 4.3 million health care providers are alarmed by the new regulation which disregards the expertise of the medical and scientific community and evidence-based standards.

  • 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."

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