DSHS - Family Planning Services
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Family Planning Services

Family Planning Services for Medicaid recipients provides birth control and family planning services for women and men.


Your medical card will cover the cost of your annual exam and chosen birth control method, including:

  • Emergency contraception pills
  • Condoms
  • Birth control pills
  • Vaginal Ring
  • Contraceptive Ring
  • Contraceptive Implant (Implanon)
  • Diaphragm
  • IUD
  • Depo Provera Shot
  • Tubal ligation
  • Vasectomy

Where you can get Family Planning services:

You can get Family Planning services at a local family planning clinic, Doctor’s office or pharmacy.

Contact the Family Planning hotline at 1-800-770-4334 to receive information and referrals for:

  • Birth Control
  • Limited STD Screening
  • Annual Exams
  • Sterilization for men and women
  • Counseling for Natural Family Planning

You can also use your medical card at pharmacies to buy over-the-counter birth control, including: condoms, spermicidal film, foam, creams, and jellies.

If you received Medicaid while pregnant, you are eligible for the Family Planning Program for up to 12 months following the pregnancy.

If you do not have medical benefits, you may apply at your local Community Services Office.

You may also be able to get family planning services only from a medical program called TAKE CHARGE. Contact the TAKE CHARGE hotline at 1-800-770-4334 to receive information.