- Uninsured, low-income Massachusetts residents who make less than 300% of the federal poverty level. (For the year 2013, one person who earned $34,470 per year or less, or a family of four that earned $70,650 or less, would qualify for low or no cost family planning services ).
- Massachusetts residents of any insurance status that need confidential care (including adolescents or survivors of violence), or
- Low-income Massachusetts residents who have a health plan that does not cover birth control methods.
Contact a local MDPH Family Planning Program for more information about whether you qualify.
More Help for People Who Need Low or No-Cost Family Planning Services
This helpline provides health care education and client advocacy for residents in MA, and can help you find the health insurance plan or free care program that best meets your needs:
- Visit www.hcfama.org or call 1-800-272-4232 (Spanish and Portuguese available)
This public health insurance program offers benefits to a wide range of people based on their family size and income. To contact MassHealth Customer Service or request an application:
- Visit www.mass.gov/masshealth or call 800-841-2900 (Spanish and other languages available)
This free care program helps Massachusetts residents who are ineligible for MassHealth or Commonwealth Care, or who are seeking confidential care, get family planning and other medical services for low or no-cost at hospitals and community centers.
- Visit www.mass.gov/chia/provider/client-eligibility/health-safety-net , then click on the "For Patients" link.
This interactive guide helps MA residents learn how to choose a low-cost health insurance plan that meets their needs:
- Visit www.mahealthconnector.org or call 877. MA-ENROLL (877-623-6765) (Spanish available)
This health insurance guide helps young adults (ages 18-26) learn how to choose a health insurance plan that meets their sexual and reproductive health needs:
- Visit www.littleblackbookhealth.org (Spanish available)