The family planning waiver program covers family planning services to eligible women, ages 14 through 55. Services are provided up to 24 months. Eligibility is limited to women with family incomes at or below 191 percent of the Federal Poverty Level who have lost or are losing Florida Medicaid State Plan eligibility and are not otherwise eligible for Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program, or health insurance coverage that provides family planning services.
Recipients losing SOBRA (pregnancy Medicaid) eligibility will have passive enrollment during the first 12 months of losing Medicaid. Non-SOBRA women will have to actively apply for the first year of benefits at their local county health department. All women enrolled in the family planning waiver will have active re-determination of eligibility through their local county health department after 12 months of family planning waiver eligibility. In order to receive the second year of benefits, recipients must reapply at their local county health department.
Legal Authority: Section 381.0051, Florida Statutes, (F.S.)
Contraceptive information and services may be rendered to minors by practitioners licensed to practice medicine under the provisions of Section 458 or 459, Florida Statutes, (F.S.) as well as by the Department of Health through its family planning waiver program, provided the minor:
The family planning waiver program covers the following services:
The family planning waiver program does not cover the following services:
For additional information, please call 1-877-254-1055 (8:00 a.m. ET - 5:00 p.m. ET).