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Frequently Asked Questions

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What services do you provide?
Do you offer the cervical cancer vaccine?
What hours are you open?
How soon can I get an appointment?
Why do I have to visit a clinic to get birth control?
Do I need to have a pelvic exam to get birth control?
Do I have to be 18 to get birth control? Is it confidential?
Can I get a pregnancy test at Planned Parenthood?
What do I do if I am pregnant?
Does Planned Parenthood have services for men?
What will my visit cost?
Do you take health insurance?
Do you accept Oregon Health Plan coverage?
Do I have to bring in a photo ID?

What services do you provide?
We provide a wide range of family planning and sexual health services, for both men and women.

Do you offer the cervical cancer vaccine?
Yes, we are very pleased to now offer the HPV vaccine (Gardasil) at all of our locations. This breakthrough preventative measure will protect against not only cervical cancer but also genital warts. You can obtain the vaccine at any of our clinics. You will need to call for an appointment.

What hours are you open?
Check out our hours and locations to get the hours for the clinic nearest you. You can walk-in for some services at our Ashland, Medford, Grants Pass and Florence locations.  Call before coming by to make sure we are open and can see you.

How soon can I get an appointment?
We can often schedule an appointment for you on the same day you call. We also have walk-in services at our Ashland, Medford, Grants Pass and Florence locations. Call the health centers that’s most convenient for you for more information.

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Why do I have to visit a clinic to get birth control?
In order to make sure the birth control method you choose is safe for you, we need to review your medical history and also check your blood pressure before any hormonal method of birth control can be prescribed.

Do I need to have a pelvic exam to get birth control?
No, you do not need to have a pelvic exam or Pap test to get birth control at our clinics.* We do recommend, though, that every woman have an exam every year to check for sexually transmitted infections and also a Pap test as a cancer screen.

*The only exceptions are our Grants Pass and Medford clinics, which require a pelvic exam within six months of starting birth control due to their participation in the Federal Title X funding program.

Do I have to be 18 to get birth control? Is it confidential?
In Oregon, minors can receive contraceptives, infection testing and treatment, and HIV testing and treatment without the consent of their parents. All of our services are completely confidential.

Can I get a pregnancy test at Planned Parenthood?
Yes. We offer free pregnancy testing at all of our health centers.

What do I do if I am pregnant?
We have trained staff who can give objective information and the support necessary for you to make your personal and private decision. This service is confidential and free of charge. Please call your nearest health center if you need assistance.

Does Planned Parenthood have services for men?
Yes. Planned Parenthood offers services for men including screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, and counseling and testing for HIV. We also offer condoms and information about vasectomies.

What will my visit cost?
Planned Parenthood is committed to providing high quality healthcare at affordable prices. The cost of your visit will depend on the services you require. Because our Medford and Grants Pass clinics have Federal Title X funding, they both offer a sliding scale for payment, and in our Eugene, Springfield and West Eugene Health Centers, we have special pricing for teens. Many clients qualify for free birth control services and supplies under Oregon Contraceptive Care (CCare). We also take private health insurance and, in most cases, Oregon Health Plan (OHP).


Do you take health insurance?
We welcome health insurance.  We are in-network providers for Cigna, Moda, Pacific Source, Regence Group and Lifewise.  We are happy to bill other insurance providers directly, but we will be considered out-of-network.  We are working on contracts with additional insurance companies—check back soon for more insurance plans.

Do you accept Oregon Health Plan coverage?
Anyone with an Oregon Health Plan/Medicaid card can come to Planned Parenthood for the full range of family planning services.

Do I have to bring in a photo ID?
If you wish to see if you qualify for free services under the Family Planning Expansion Project, you will need to bring in both proof of citizenship and a photo ID. A passport can satisfy both requirements, but more commonly clients bring in a driver's license and birth certificate. We also will need your Social Security number, although we do not need to see the card.

Please note: the photo ID requirement applies only if you are seeking to qualify for free services. If you have private insurance or are paying out of pocket, no photo ID is needed.


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