Montana

The upfront cost of stocking LARC devices is one of the greatest barriers health care providers face to offering same-day access to LARC. These constraints are particularly hard on people living in large, rural states like Montana, who must often travel hundreds of miles for any reproductive health care. After conducting research on potential models for an efficient and sustainable LARC supply chain in 2019, Planned Parenthood of Montana and Blue Mountain Clinic are continuing their work with NIRH to pursue feasible avenues to increase access to same-day, peri- and post-abortion LARC device insertion for patients who choose this method. This partnership involves collaboration with the Abortion Care Network (ACN).