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The Fog Zone: How misperceptions, magical thinking and ambivalence put young adults at risk for unplanned pregnancy

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Kaye, K., Suellentrop, K., and Sloup, C. “The Fog Zone: How Misperceptions, Magical Thinking, and Ambivalence Put Young Adults at Risk for Unplanned Pregnancy.” Washington, DC: The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. 2009: 36-38. Accessed from: http://thenationalcampaign.org/sites/default/files/resource-supporting-download/fogzone_0.pdf

Adolescents & Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices

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ACOG.  (2012). Adolescents & Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Implants and Intrauterine Devices. Committee Opinion No. 539 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Access here: https://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Adolescent-Health-Care/Adolescents-and-Long-Acting-Reversible-Contraception

 

Increasing Use of Contraceptive Implants and Intrauterine Devices To Reduce Unintended Pregnancy

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ACOG. (2015). Increasing Use of Contraceptive Implants and Intrauterine Devices To Reduce Unintended Pregnancy. ACOG Committee Opinion No. 652. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Accessed from: https://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Gynecologic-Practice/Increasing-Access-to-Contraceptive-Implants-and-Intrauterine-Devices-to-Reduce-Unintended-Pregnancy

IUD and Implant Reimbursement under Medicaid in New York State: A Primer

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This white paper was developed by the Reimbursement Workgroup of the New York City LARC Access Taskforce. The paper has a specific focus on IUDs and implants because of the unique barriers providers and institutions face in stocking and providing these devices, including high up-front costs and challenges in securing adequate reimbursement for the device and its insertion. However, the recommendations in this paper may prove useful for the challenges providers face related to other forms of contraception as well.

Featured Organization: Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP)

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The Reproductive Health Technologies Project (RHTP) is a DC-based nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the ability of every woman to achieve full reproductive freedom by having access to the safest, most effective, appropriate and acceptable technologies for ensuring her own health and controlling her fertility.

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