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Louisiana

Low-Income Women's Access to Family Planning

Louisiana provides increased access to reproductive-health-care services through a Section 1115 family-planning waiver.  The waiver allows the state to cover family-planning services for women ages 19 to 44 with incomes at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level, who are not otherwise eligible for federal or state health-care programs.  

Covered services include: all services currently identified in the Medicaid program as family-planning services for women, including sterilization; four visits per calendar year for services rendered by a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or nurse; all-FDA-approved family-planning medications, devices, methods or supplies.  

The waiver expires on March 30, 2014.

NARAL Pro-Choice America Survey of State Medicaid Offices


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