What do you say when calling Planned Parenthood?
When you arrive, all you‘ll need to tell the person at the front desk is that you have an appointment. You won’t be talking with that person about your health concerns or your health care. Later, during your appointment, you‘ll have the chance to talk confidently about why you‘re there and what kind of care you need.
Does the federal government support Planned Parenthood?
Planned Parenthood has received federal funding since 1970, when President Richard Nixon signed into law the Family Planning Services and Population Research Act, amending the Public Health Service Act.
What do Planned Parenthood volunteers do?
Volunteer roles include everything from escorting patients to data entry to helping with education programs. Every department at Planned Parenthood is happy to accept help from volunteers. There are opportunities where you can work with the clinics, communications, finance, and many other departments.
How do you qualify for free services at Planned Parenthood?
To qualify, we ask all patients seeking services at Planned Parenthood present the most recent four week snapshot of your income (such as recent pay stubs or, if you are unemployed, proof of your unemployment benefits or inability to work).
Can you be anonymous at Planned Parenthood?
View Planned Parenthood health centers that provide abortion care and get the information you need to schedule an appointment. Your information is private and anonymous.
Can I go to Planned Parenthood if I don’t have insurance?
Can I come to Planned Parenthood if I don’t have insurance? Yes. Planned Parenthood is here to provide expert care, no matter what. If you don’t have insurance, you may qualify for low- to no-cost services.
Is abortion federally funded?
It prohibits use of Federal funds “to pay for any abortion or to cover any part of the costs of any health plan that includes coverage of abortion” except in cases of rape, incest or danger to the life of the mother, and was included in the bill as passed by the House of Representatives on November 7, 2009.
How is Planned Parenthood funded 2020?
The funding increases stem largely from the Medicaid program. Medicaid payments have long formed the bulk of federal funds flowing to Planned Parenthood, reimbursing its clinics for providing birth control and preventive services to low-income Americans.
Why is Planned Parenthood important?
Planned Parenthood health centers provided millions of people in the U.S. with contraception, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), lifesaving cancer screenings, and safe, legal abortion. At least one in five women has relied on a Planned Parenthood health center for care in her lifetime.
Can I work at Planned Parenthood?
Join us in the meaningful work we do every day — either by directly providing sexual and reproductive health and education services at one of our more than 600 affiliate health centers, or by helping to ensure that everyone has access to those services at one of our administrative offices across the country.
How many Planned Parenthood clinics are there in the US?
Today, Planned Parenthood affiliates operate more than 600 health centers across the United States, and Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people. Planned Parenthood is also the nation’s largest provider of sex education.
Are Planned Parenthood STD tests free?
Planned Parenthood Northern California provides free or low-cost testing and treatment for STDs and HIV!
What is free at Planned Parenthood?
You may be eligible to get free birth control, STI testing, exams, and more through New York State’s Family Planning Benefit Program (FPBP).
Is there a copay at Planned Parenthood?
Copays usually range from $10 to $35, but it depends on the insurance company and your type of plan. Copays have to be collected at the beginning of your appointment, unless you have signed up to have the Family Planning Benefit Program pay the cost for you. Most Medicaid plans require no copay.