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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

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

Intended and unintended births in the United States: 1982–2010. National health statistics reports; no 55

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Mosher WD, Jones J, Abma JC. Intended and unintended births in the United States: 1982–2010. National health statistics reports; no 55. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2012. Accessed from: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhsr/nhsr055.pdf; Martin JA, Hamilton BE, Ventura SJ, et al. Births: Final data for 2010. National vital statistics reports; vol 61 no 1. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2012.

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.