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Preventive Services for Women


Type: Consensus Study
Topics: Women's Health, Health Services, Coverage, and Access
Board: Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice

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Activity Description

The IOM will review what preventive services are necessary for women's health and well-being and should be considered in the development of comprehensive guidelines for preventive services for women. The IOM will also provide guidance on a process for regularly updating the preventive screenings and services to be considered. In conducting its work, the IOM will: conduct a series of meetings to examine existing prevention guidelines, obtain input from stakeholders, identify gaps that may exist in recommended preventive services for USPSTF Grade A and B preventive services guidelines for women and in Bright Futures and USPSTF Grade A and B guidelines for adolescents, and highlight specific services and screenings that could supplement currently recommended preventive services for women.

The Committee will be accepting written letters and testimony until May 2, 2011.

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