Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals | Kathy Kliebert, Secretary

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Waiver Services: Family Planning Waiver - TAKE CHARGE

How to Access:

Any Medicaid provider who offers family planning services.
For assistance locating a provider, call 1-877-455-9955 or click here.


Women ages 19 to 44 who are Louisiana residents, with an income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level, without health insurance that offers family planning services.

Covered Services:

Covered services include a yearly physical exam, pap smear, laboratory tests, contraceptive counseling, medications and supplies (such as birth control pills, patches, injections, IUDs and diaphragms) and voluntary sterilization.


This is a waiver program with benefits limited to family planning services. There are no enrollment fees, no premiums, no co-payments and no deductibles.

Mammograms and hysterectomies are NOT a covered service.

American Indian "638" Clinics, RHCs and FQHCs are reimbursed at fee-for-service rates.


Regina Williams