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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: California Family Health Council

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California Family Health Council (CFHC) champions and promotes quality sexual and reproductive health care for all. Founded in 1968, CFHC achieves its mission through an umbrella of services including clinic support initiatives, advanced clinical research, provider training, patient education, and advocacy and consumer awareness.

Featured Organization: Whole Woman's Health

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Founded in 2003, Whole Woman’s Health provides comprehensive gynecology services, including abortion care at women’s clinics around the country. A privately-owned feminist organization committed to providing holistic care for women, Whole Woman’s Health believes that each woman must be at the center of her own healthcare decisions, and that treating each woman holistically— honoring her head and her heart as well as her body — will better serve women and improve women’s health and happiness in our communities.

The Fog Zone: How Misperceptions, Magical Thinking, and Ambivalence Put Young Adults at Risk for Unplanned Pregnancy

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Half of all pregnancies in the United States are unplanned. Cost and access barriers can make contraception hard to secure and some women become pregnant unintentionally due to a contraceptive failure. But there are other barriers and explanations such as fear, misinformation and ambivalence. These factors were explored in a new national survey on contraceptive and fertility knowledge and form the basis of this Fog Zone report. uthor

IUD Data Sources - IUD Factsheet

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IIn 2013, the Data & Monitoring Workgroup of the NYC IUD Taskforce conducted a review of the available literature and datasets on IUD use in New York City and nationally.  This factsheet identifies best practices for developing and maintaining an IUD-related monitoring system, describes currently available datasets, their underlying metrics and the limitations of each. UD Taskforce

Quick Start Algorithm

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Created by the Reproductive Health Access Project, this clinical guide explains how health care providers can Quick Start contraception. Quick Start means initiating birth control use on the day of an office visit, at any point in the patient’s menstrual cycle. Studies show that women are 3 times more likely to adhere to contraception using Quick Start than Sunday start.Author

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals - Curricula Organizer for Reproductive Health Education (CORE)

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The Curricula Organizer for Reproductive Health Education (CORE) is a rich database of peer-reviewed, evidence-based teaching materials. It is an open access tool that anyone can use at any time free of charge. The curricuA

 

One Key Question Website

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The One Key Question® Initiative (OKQ) is the Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health’s groundbreaking, yet simple, solution to making Oregon women and families healthier and ensure that more pregnancies are wanted, planned, and as healthy as possible. OKQ encourages all primary care providers to routinely ask women about their reproductive health needs and has been endorsed by 30  professional organizations and associations across Oregon and the country.Key Question