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ACOG’s We-Are-You-Video

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

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ACOG Statement on OTC Access to Contraception

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

September 9, 2014 Washington, DC — John C. Jennings, MD, President of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, released the following statement regarding proposals to make contraceptives available over-the-counter to American women: “Birth control is an essential component of women’s health care, and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists supports efforts to increase…  read more

 

GROUPS SEEK TO CLARIFY WHAT CONSTITUTES A “TERM” DELIVERY.

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

The New York Times (11/11) “Well” blog reports, “Alarmed by recent trends to induce labor or schedule cesarean deliveries earlier than 39 weeks gestation for a single fetus, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine last month issued four new definitions of ‘term’ deliveries to clarify matters for women and”…  read more

 

ACOG District II – Special Conference Next Month in New York City

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Given the ever changing business landscape in the field of medicine, ACOG District II would like to invite you and your members to join us for a special conference next month in New York City: Practice Redesign Strategies: Meeting Today’s Healthcare Delivery System Changes Saturday, April 27, 2013 | 8:00am – 4:30pm Grand Hyatt at…  read more

 

Dense Breast FAQ’s for Your Patients

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

CLICK HERE for information you are encouraged to disseminate to your patients.

 

New Dense Breast Law takes Effect January 19 in New York State

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

On January 19, a law takes effect in New York that requires mammogram providers to let a woman know when she has dense breast tissue. Dense Breast legislation text

 

ACOG Recommends Against Routine Lead Screening.

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Reuters (7/24, Joelving) reports that the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists issued recommendations Monday, stating that physicians should ask expectant and breastfeeding mothers a series of questions to determine their risk of exposure to lead, but should not screen them routinely. Those who by means of the questions are determined to be at risk…  read more

 

ACOG District II: 2011-2012 Legislative Positions

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Priority Health Care Consumer and Patient Protection Act – Collective Negotiations Bill: S.3186a / A.2474a ACOG District II: Memorandum in Support, 2011 – 2012 Sponsors:  Kemp Hannon, NYS Senator  | Ron Canestrari, NYS Assemblymember In Support Prohibit Smoking at Playgrounds |   Bill: A.6451 ACOG District II: Memorandum in Support, 2011 – 2012 Sponsors: Sandy Galef, NYS Assemblymember Reproductive Health Act |   Bill: A.6112 / S.2844…  read more

 

OB-GYNS: Prepare to Treat Transgender Patients

Monday, December 5th, 2011

November 21, 2011 Washington, DC — To address the significant health care disparities of transgender individuals and to improve their access to care, ob-gyns should prepare to provide routine treatment and screening or refer them to other physicians, according to The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College). In a Committee Opinion published today,…  read more

 

Health Reform Implementation: ACOG Helps Define Benefits

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

The Affordable Care Act guarantees women free access to preventive health benefits and guarantees that all health insurance policies must cover maternity care.  ACOG provided expert guidance to two Institute of Medicine panels working with the US Department of Health and Human Services to determine just what preventive services should be covered and how policies…  read more