STD Screening Recommendations on Chlamydia and Gonorrhea and a Recap

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In September, a federal panel recommended chlamydia and gonorrhea screening for sexually active and at-risk women but declined to provide a recommendation for men given insufficient evidence. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) assigned a B rating, which triggers coverage under most health plans under a provision in the Affordable Care Act

For a summary of screening recommendations for various STIs, see this CDC table of Sexually Transmitted Disease Preventive Services Coverage, presenting ratings and cost-sharing implications for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HPV, etc.

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