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Study Shows 95% of Women with Unintended Pregnancies in the Two Years After a Delivery Had Unmet Demand for Implants, IUDs or Sterilization

Mon, February 15, 2016
Study Shows 95% of Women with Unintended Pregnancies in the Two Years After a Delivery Had Unmet Demand for Implants, IUDs or Sterilization
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A new TxPEP publication shows 95% of women with unintended pregnancies in the two years after a delivery had unmet demand for implants, IUDs or sterilization. This research suggests that the new Medicaid rules allowing hospitals reimbursement for long-acting contraception could substantially reduce unintended pregnancy. See the full press release here and the article here

Published 1-14-16

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