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Where do I need to buy my birth control for it to be covered by insurance?

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You can buy your contraceptives at your local pharmacy with a doctor's prescription or through a mail order or online pharmacy. Some insurers may require you to buy through a specific in-network provider or a pharmacy.

From: Birth Control Coverage: FAQ WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, "Committee Opinion: Benefits to Women of Medicaid Expansion Through the Affordable Care Act," January 2013.

Healthcare.gov: "Is my state expanding Medicaid coverage?"

Medicaid.gov: "Eligibility."

HHS.gov: “Administration takes steps to ensure women’s continue access to contraception coverage, while respecting religious-based objections.”

 

 

Reviewed by Sarah Goodell on September 17, 2018

SOURCES:

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, "Committee Opinion: Benefits to Women of Medicaid Expansion Through the Affordable Care Act," January 2013.

Healthcare.gov: "Is my state expanding Medicaid coverage?"

Medicaid.gov: "Eligibility."

HHS.gov: “Administration takes steps to ensure women’s continue access to contraception coverage, while respecting religious-based objections.”

 

 

Reviewed by Sarah Goodell on September 17, 2018

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