Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Secret-Shopper-Style Study Shows Online Birth Control Prescription Overall Safe, Efficient

Secret-shopper-style study of nine Web-based and digital-app vendors of contraception scripts shows their services are overall safe and efficient Analysis also reveals reliable screening by vendors for contraindicated health conditions and medications in line with CDC prescription guidelines Such services may help reduce barriers to contraception and expand access for underserved populations Further improvements needed, particularly in counseling about alternative birth control methods and ensuring patient ability to adhere to prescribed medication