Infant, Maternal & Reproductive Health Unit
Family Planning Medicaid for Today's Woman
Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Department of Health
(DOH) have implemented the Family Planning Medicaid Waiver Program, also known
as "Family Planning Medicaid for Today's Woman."
Who is eligible for the Family Planning Medicaid for Today's Woman program?
A woman may qualify for this program if she:
- Is between the ages of 14 and 55
- Has lost full Medicaid services for any reason in the past 24 months
- Wants to have family planning services
- Is not pregnant
- Has not had a hysterectomy or sterilization (tubes tied)
- Has a household income less than or equal to 185% of the current federal poverty level
What services are available through this program?
- Physical exams which may include a pap smear, breast exam, and STD testing
- Family planning counseling and pregnancy test
- Birth control supplies including condoms
- Colposcopies and treatment for STDs which are limited to a six week period after a family planning exam, counseling visit, or supply visit
- Related pharmaceuticals (medicines and antibiotics) and laboratory test
Please note: Transportation is NOT a covered benefit
All Services are CONFIDENTIAL
What methods of birth control are available?
- Birth control pills, patch, and vaginal ring
- The Shot (Depo-Provera)
- Implant (single rod implant)
- Sterilization (tubes tied or blocked)
- Intrauterine devices and systems (IUDs/IUSs)
How does "Today's Woman" sign up for the Family Planning Medicaid program?
If you do not qualify for this special Medicaid program, you can still get low-cost birth control and other health care services at the county health department.
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