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State Policy

Are you a state-level policymaker, public health official, or advocate? Are you interested in learning how to help advance contraceptive access where you live? Our toolkit has fact sheets, maps, research articles, videos, and other resources to help you better the reproductive well-being of those who live in your state. 

Fact Sheet
Currently, 27 states (including DC) have enacted policies to allow pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal methods.
Key information on state policies & federal grants /Contraceptive landscape fact sheets and press releases /State-level data
Fact Sheet
In 2021, there were no Title X-supported centers in Hawaii. As a result, the number of patients served from 2018-2021 declined by 100%.
Fact Sheet
In 2021, Title X supported clinics provided contraceptive care to 6,935 women in Idaho. The number of women served from 2018-2021 declined by 30%.
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In 2021, Title X-supported clinics provided contraceptive care to 20,144 women in Virginia. The number of women served from 2018-2021 declined by 50.1%.
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Extending postpartum Medicaid coverage to one year is an important step in improving maternal health outcomes—a core component of reproductive well-being.
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We work to identify and promote state policy options that will increase information about and access to contraception so that more young people have the power to decide if, when, and under what circumstances to get pregnant and have a child. This section contains background information on emerging state policy trends aimed at reducing unplanned pregnancy.

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Are you interested in changes in the national teen birth rate? Do you want to know where your state stands compared to its neighbors? Our national and state data pages summarize data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Guttmacher Institute. 

Check out our resources on federal funding for evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention education, contraceptive access, and related issues, such as poverty and education.