Birth control can help you prevent pregnancy when you don’t want to have a baby. Male and female condoms can also help protect you and your sex partner from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

If contraceptives are prescribed for birth-control reasons, many generic options will be covered with no out-of-pocket cost to you.

Sometimes doctors prescribe birth control for other issues, such as balancing hormones or acne, which would not be covered at 100 percent by your plan. Talk to your doctor about finding the right option for you.

All FDA-approved methods of birth control are covered including:

If you have any questions about what is covered visit for coverage or call the number on the back of your card.

Your health plan covers preventive care services as required by state and federal law. For more information, please review the “A” and “B” rated services on the United States Preventive Task Force, immunizations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and preventive care and screening recommended by the Health Resources and Services Administration. See the list on