Family Planning Services - Take Charge Plus

HOW TO ACCESS:

Family Planning Clinics

Office of Public Health-Family Planning Clinics

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

ELIGIBILITY:

All Louisiana residents of child bearing age regardless of gender with an income at or below 138% of the Federal Poverty level. Pregnant women are excluded from this program.

COVERED SERVICES:

Seven office visits including a well visit and care related to family planning

  • Birth control (pills, implants, injections, condoms, and IUDs)
  • Cervical cancer screening and treatment for most abnormal results
  • Contraceptive counseling and education
  • Prescriptions, and follow-up visits to treat STIs 
  • Treatment of major complications from certain family planning procedures
  • Voluntary sterilization for males and females (over age 21)
  • Vaccines for both males and females for the prevention of HPV
  • Transportation to family planning appointments

COMMENTS:

Take Charge Plus is limited to family planning services and family planning related services.  There are no enrollment fees, no premiums, co-payments or deductibles.  All Medicaid providers including American Indian "638" Clinics, RHCs and FQHCs are reimbursed at established fee-for-service rates published in the Take Charge Plus fee schedule.

CONTACT:

Libby Gonzales

225/342-0490