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Reproductive Health: Secretary of Defense Oct. 20, 2022 Memorandum

Secretary of Defense Oct. 20, 2022 Memorandum


What did the Secretary of Defense’s Oct. 20, 2022 memorandum “Ensuring Access to Reproductive Health Care” do?


The memorandum directed the to take a series of actions to ensure Service members and their families can access reproductive health care; DOD health care providers can operate effectively, consistent with federal law; and to establish uniform policies to protect the privacy of reproductive health information. Those directed policies were released on Feb. 16, 2023.

Last Updated: July 07, 2023
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