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Ithaca Health Center of Ithaca, NY

Women's Health Clinic

About This Health Center

Operated by: Planned Parenthood of the Southern Finger Lakes

Care No Matter What

Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.

Language & Interpreters

English; Spanish; An interpreting service is available via telephone for many other languages including but not limited to Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish

Please let us know if you need an interpreter when scheduling your appointment.

Services Offered

Our expert care providers offer care in the following services. Learn more about what services are offered, what to expect, and pricing.

Hours & Walk-Ins

Health Center Hours

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Day Hours
Mon 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tues 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wed 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thurs 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sat 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Sun Closed

Please note that we'll be closed on these holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Walk-in Information

If you need emergency contraception (AKA the morning after pill), you can walk in anytime we’re open.

All services are available during Walk-In hours except Surgical Abortion services.

More About This Health Center

Walk In Hours: Monday 12pm - 2:30pm
Saturday Hours: Ithaca health center is only open every other Saturday. Please call ahead or check our Online Appointment system above to check Saturday availability.

Appointments

You can privately and easily book your appointment online for select services 24/7. For the full set of services, you can call 607-273-1513 to book your appointment. Health center staff can also answer any questions you may have.

Book Appointment Call 607-273-1513

Insurance & Payments

Everyone deserves affordable health care. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.

I don’t have insurance or Medicaid

If you don't have insurance, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale. If you’re worried about cost, talk to us about how you can get health care that fits your budget.

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Payment Information

You can always come to us for care. We have affordable payment options at most health centers, but at: Prevention Park Family Planning, Center for Choice, Spring, Southwest, Stafford, Northwest, Northville, New Orleans and Baton Rouge payment is due up front. Our fees are based on your household income. Please bring either a pay stub or unemployment documentation if you have it. We’ll never turn you away from the care you need because of your inability to pay.

I have insurance or Medicaid

We take the following insurance:

  • Aetna
  • Alliance Health
  • Amerigroup
  • AmeriHealth
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CDPHP
  • Cigna
  • Consolidated Health Plans
  • Emblem
  • Health Net
  • Health Now
  • Health Republic Insurance of New York/MagnaCare
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Maksin Management
  • Markel
  • MVP
  • Oscar Health Insurance/MagnaCare
  • POMCO
  • RMSCO
  • Today's Options
  • Total Care
  • Tricare
  • UMR
  • United
  • Univera

We accept many private and public insurance plans. If you don't see your insurance listed, please call us at 607-273-1513.

Payment Options

Most health insurance plans now cover prescription birth control, annual wellness exams, and HIV and STD screenings with no copay, and many other services with some copay required. Contact your health insurance company directly to confirm that the services you need are covered and what, if any, out of pocket costs you are required to pay.

Additional Payment information

Payment plans are available for many services. Our helpful staff can answer questions you may have about coverage.

Payment is expected at time of service. We accept:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Major Credit/Debit Cards
  • Money Orders
  • Personal Checks are not accepted for Abortion Services

Family Planning (FPBP)
Clients with an income that is less than 223% of the federal poverty level may qualify for the state's funding program, the Family Planning Benefit Program (FPBP). Applications are available in our clinics and we will assist you in completing them. Eligible women may receive a birth control method plus routine annual exams and Pap tests. Men can receive condoms and birth control counseling. Both tubal ligation and vasectomy are also covered for those seeking permanent sterilization.



Private Insurance Payments
We accept almost all insurance plans and will typically bill your insurance company directly for services.



For Colposcopy and Abortion Services:
We require preauthorization from your insurance company to make sure the service is covered. Please discuss this with a staff member before your visit and be sure to bring your insurance card with you. Personal checks are not accepted for abortion services.

If you plan to pay for your visit with a credit card that’s not your own, you must bring a letter from the cardholder with you.

If you are uninsured, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale.

Please bring the following documents if you have them:

  • photo ID
  • proof of residence
  • Pay stub for most recent 4 weeks

If you do not have health insurance, read about health insurance options to find out how to get more affordable coverage and what to consider when choosing a plan.

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Additional Information

More Appointment Information

We’re unable to provide childcare at our health center. For safety reasons children need to be accompanied by an adult when they’re in the waiting room. Only infants can accompany you to the exam room. Please bring a friend or family member to be with your children if you don’t have childcare at home.

You can fill your birth control prescriptions at our health center instead of the pharmacy. During business hours. Please call ahead.

Only infants and toddlers in a car seat or stroller are allowed in the exam room. Please make arrangements for childcare for any other children.

Children under the age of 1 are not allowed in the waiting area unsupervised.

You can come to us for services that don’t require a medical exam. For example, birth control education and supplies; emergency contraception (AKA the morning after pill); pregnancy testing and counseling; STD testing, and testing and treatments for urinary tract infections.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to check in and complete paperwork.

Planned Parenthood health centers are operated by regional Planned Parenthood affiliate organizations.

Learn more about our services.