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Public reporting of assisted reproductive technology outcomes: past, present, and future

      The clinic-specific public reporting of assisted reproductive technology (ART) outcomes has been mandated by Federal law since 1992. As of late, a series of scientific and medical advances have all but deconstructed ART practice patterns thereby demanding that current reporting platforms be reevaluated for their continued ability to afford the public with credible and understandable estimates of conception per initiated cycle. In this Clinical Opinion, we trace the history of the public reporting of ART, describe the recently modified (present day) reporting platform, and explore potential future improvements thereof.

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