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AccessMatters Applauds FDA Decision to Update Protocol for Medication Abortion

    PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 1, 2016): Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new guidelines for prescribing Mifepristone, a drug used for medication abortion.  Melissa Weiler Gerber, President and CEO of AccessMatters released the following statement: “AccessMatters supports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s new guidelines which will expand access to ...
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AccessMatters’ Statement On Planned Parenthood Attacks in Colorado Springs

Today, AccessMatters released the following statement by President & CEO Melissa Weiler Gerber in reaction to the attacks at Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs: AccessMatters mourns those killed and injured in the senseless attacks on Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs yesterday. For decades, Planned Parenthood has been a vital partner in ensuring access to life-saving health services...
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AccessMatters Comments on Affordable Care Act Proposed Nondiscrimination Rule

Today AccessMatters submitted comments on the proposed rule, “Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities” issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on September 8, 2015 to clarify and implement Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). AccessMatters commends HHS for clarifying Section 1557 and strongly supports many of the proposed rule’s nondiscrimination protections. We...
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