Statements

  • June 26, 2019

    ACOG Statement on HPV Vaccination

    Today’s decision from ACIP emphasizes what the data have shown – that the HPV vaccine is safe and effective for use in patients ages 27 to 45, and that use of the vaccine in this age group should be the result of shared decision-making between patients and their trusted physicians.

  • June 12, 2019

    ACOG Statement on AMA Support for 12 Months of Postpartum Coverage under Medicaid

    ACOG is pleased that our physician colleagues from across specialties and around the country have joined ob-gyns in speaking out in support of extending Medicaid coverage to 12 months postpartum. There is clear value in helping women receive reliable postpartum health care beyond the 60 days that are currently covered.

  • May 28, 2019

    ACOG Stands With Clinicians Who Provide Reproductive Health Care

    ACOG strongly opposes the latest efforts to restrict women’s access to health care in Missouri; to force physicians to practice outside the bounds of evidence-based medicine; and to create unnecessary obstacles for women trying to access constitutionally protected, medically appropriate care.

  • May 28, 2019

    America’s Frontline Physicians Urge Trump Administration to Protect Transgender Patients and Women’s Reproductive Health

    Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a proposed rule that would weaken nondiscrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) individuals under Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.

  • May 22, 2019

    JOINT STATEMENT SUPPORTING THE VACCINES ACT

    The science is resoundingly clear: Vaccines are safe, effective, and save lives. Yet, measles outbreaks continue to spread across the country, with 880 cases in 24 states, the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since the measles was declared eliminated in 2000.

     

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