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Mary Ruth Duncan Health Center of Waco, TX

Women's Health Clinic

About This Health Center

Operated by: Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, Inc.

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; Interpretation by telephone available for other languages.

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

<p>If an interpreter has to be in the clinic at the time of the appointment, in order to make arrangements,&nbsp;we prefer a minimum three (3) days notice</p>

Services Offered

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

In-person In-person Telehealth Telehealth

In-person Telehealth
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In-person Telehealth
In-person Telehealth
In-person Telehealth
In-person Telehealth
In-person Telehealth

Hours

Health Center Hours

Retrieving hours...

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

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

Walk-in Information

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

You are welcome to walk in any time the Health Center is open to make an appointment or see if there is a same day appointment available. If you have the time to wait, we will make every effort to fit you in the same day. If we can’t see you, we will give you the first priority appointment available.

pregnancy tests
EC (Emergency Contraception)
to pick up birth control supplies
birth control without an exam
for established patients, gonorrhea and chlamydia testing

More About This Health Center

Phone lines will open starting at 8:30 AM.

Appointments

You can privately and easily book your appointment online for select services 24/7. For the full set of services, you can call 254-759-5750 to book your appointment. Health center staff can also answer any questions you may have.

Book Appointment Call 254-759-5750

Insurance and 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.

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 PPO
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Extra Value (BEV)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Centene (Austin area)
  • Cigna PPO
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan Third Party Administrator (TPA)
  • United Healthcare
  • Meritain PPO
  • Oscar
  • Tricare

We accept many private and public insurance plans. If you don't see your insurance listed, please call us at 254-759-5750.

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 is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have previously been made. We accept:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Major Credit/Debit Cards
  • Money Orders

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:

  • birth certificate
  • pay stub
  • photo ID
  • If your child is on Medicaid, please bring the child's Medicaid card. Social Security Card (if you have it) $30-$40 in case there is a fee for our services (this will depend on your income).

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 all business hours.

Our teen clinic is open at the following times. During all business hours.

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 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment to check in and complete paperwork.

Other Health Center Information

For faster service when picking up birth control supplies, please call ahead 24 hours.