The Texas Women's Health Program provides low-income women with:
One family planning exam each year, which might include:
- Pap smear
- Screening for breast and cervical cancers, diabetes, sexually-transmitted infections, and high blood pressure
- Family planning counseling and education, which can include natural family planning and abstinence.
- Treatment of certain sexually-transmitted infections.
- Birth control pill
- Vaginal ring
- Hormone patch
- Male and female condoms
- Intrauterine device (IUD)
- Cervical cap
- Devices placed under the skin, such as Nexplanon or Implanon
Methods to permanently prevent pregnancy (tubal ligations or Essure)
Does not include emergency birth control.
- Follow-up family planning visits related to your method of birth control.
This program pays only for the services listed above. If a health problem such as diabetes or cancer is found, you will be referred to a doctor or clinic that can treat you. You might have to pay for those extra services.
Submit a Texas Women’s Health Program application here or call us at 1-866-993-9972.