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U-M's Moniz says better Medicaid coverage for LARCs has promise to reduce unintended pregnancies

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"How Some States Make Effective Birth Control More Available" - Huffington Post. 11/04/2016.

Michelle Moniz, a U-M OB/GYN doctor and assistant professor, says recent changes in Medicaid's billing procedures for long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) - such as hormonal implants and IUDs - will increase access to the most effective forms of birth control for poor women. Given the higher-than-average rates of unintended pregnancy among poor women and the steep costs for LARCs, this change has promise to increase the options for family planning among vulnerable women.

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