The Texas Women's Health Program provides low-income women with:

  • One family planning exam each year, which might include:
    • Pap test
    • 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:
    • Birth control pill
    • Vaginal ring
    • Hormone patch
    • Diaphragm
    • Male and female condoms
    • Spermicide
    • Intrauterine device (IUD)
    • Cervical cap
    • Depo-Provera
    • 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.

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