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Family Planning

Florida Department of Health in Putnam County

Family Planning Program 

The mission of Title X is to provide individuals with the information and means to exercise personal choice in determining the number and spacing of their children. This act authorized grants to provide comprehensive family planning and preventive reproductive health services; such as, screening for breast and cervical cancer, screening for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, level 1 infertility services, and general health education, counseling and referrals for sterilization for both men and women. Family planning services are provided on a voluntary basis in a confidential manner.

Individuals have access to FDA-approved birth control methods and supplies, abstinence counseling, and information to all who want and are in need of these services with priority given to persons from low-income families. Services are provided on a sliding-fee schedule, based on household income and size.

Federal Poverty Guidelines

Family Planning Services 

  • Yearly Exams
  • Free Condoms
  • Birth Control Choices
  • STD Counseling and Treatment
  • HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling
  • Pre-conception Counseling
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Emergency Contraception Pill
  • Sterilization referrals for Men and Women

Family Planning Medicaid Waiver Program 

Under the Family Planning Medicaid Waiver Program , women are provided:

  • annual physical exams including a pap smear
  • birth control supplies
  • pregnancy testing if indicated
  • limited treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • related medicines and lab tests

Who can sign up for this program? 

Women who have lost full Medicaid coverage within the last 24 months.

  • To qualify for this special Medicaid program, a woman must:
    • want to have family planning services;
    • not be pregnant;
    • not have had a hysterectomy or tubal ligation (tubes tied);
    • have a household income less than or equal to 185% of the current federal poverty level;
    • provides proof of identity and U.S. Citizenship.

Need More Information? 

If you would like more information about this special Medicaid program, please visit the Florida Medicaid program's website