Cost Minimization Analysis of Same-Day Long-Acting Reversible Contraception for Adolescents

Source: JAMA Pediatrics
Date Published: 2019

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This article describes an economic evaluation that found that same-day LARC placement was associated with overall lower costs ($2016 per patient over 1 year) compared with placement at a subsequent visit ($4133 per patient over 1 year). In addition, numbers of unintended pregnancies and abortions decreased in association with providing same-day LARC placement.

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