Statements

  • November 7, 2019

    ACOG Statement on "Virginity Testing"

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) does not have guidance on "virginity testing."

  • October 25, 2019

    ACOG Statement on 17p Hydroxyprogesterone Caproate

    ACOG’s clinical guidance, ‘Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Birth,’ details important information for ob-gyns caring for patients at risk for preterm birth, including risk factors, screening modalities, and the evidence around treatment interventions. After reviewing the findings from the PROLONG trial, ACOG finds that its current guidance will remain in effect.

  • September 27, 2019

    ACOG Statement on CMS Removal of Burdensome Regulatory Requirements

    "ACOG commends CMS for improving patients’ access to surgical care by removing medically unnecessary, burdensome regulatory requirements for ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs). ACOG agrees with CMS that existing laws and regulations already ensure patient safety and that the requirements were limiting access to care. Moreover, these requirements represented an inefficient use of health care dollars and created administrative barriers to efficient ASC operations.

  • September 25, 2019

    Abortion Can Be Medically Necessary

    The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Physicians for Reproductive Health released the following joint statement: “The science of medicine is not subjective, and a strongly held personal belief should never outweigh scientific evidence, override standards of medical care, or drive policy that puts a person’s health and life at risk."

     

  • August 22, 2019

    ACOG Statement on Title X Program

    When the current administration announced the new rule restricting the ability of Title X grantees to offer patients medically accurate, comprehensive counseling and referrals to abortion providers, ACOG expressed concern that millions of low-income women would be left without access to essential preventive health care and information.

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