Male reproductive health training during undergraduate medical education: an unmet need for the next generation

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Volume 107, Issue 1, Pages 32-33

Authors:

Esther Finney, B.A., Robert E. Brannigan, M.D.

Abstract:

Coverage of women's reproductive health has been greatly expanded over the past several years, and the importance of women's preventive care is now recognized under the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) provisions. Unfortunately, the ACA does not similarly support men's family planning, nor does it mandate reimbursement of male contraceptive methods such as vasectomy or contraceptive counseling. Although the recent expansion of insurance coverage has been a great victory for the field of women's health, the lack of similar strides for men's reproductive health neglects an important aspect of overall care.


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