Preparing for your upcoming appointment?  We want to ensure that your visit goes as smoothly as possible. Here is some useful information to help you have a smooth, efficient visit. To make an appointment, call us at 1-800-230-PLAN or click here to schedule an appointment online.


Insurance

If you are insured, please bring your insurance identification card with you to your visit. Please click here to see the list of insurance plans we currently accept.

If you do not have insurance, affordable health care will be provided to you. Many of our services are based on a sliding scale, according to your income. For questions about payment or insurance, please call us at 1-800-230-PLAN.

 

At Your Appointment

When you come for your first visit, you will be asked questions about your health—past and present—and about the health of your immediate family. Honesty in your reply is vital! Client information is strictly confidential.

Please feel free to ask questions at any time. You will always be treated with respect.

 

Abortion Services

If you will be having your abortion with moderate sedation ("twilight sleep"), please visit our Moderate Sedation page for a full list of instructions for your appointment.

 

Confidentiality

Confidentiality means that you have privacy when you talk with our health center staff about certain issues, like sex, drugs, or any emotional/mental issues. We will not release information to anyone who is not authorized by you in writing. This means that no one—not even your parents or your partner—will know about your visit to Planned Parenthood without your permission.

Please note that Planned Parenthood of Central and Greater Northern New Jersey also complies with all local, state, and federal reporting laws.

To learn more, please read our Patient Privacy Notice.

 

Security

Q. Will there be protesters outside Planned Parenthood?
A. We often have protesters, but not always.

Q: Why are there protesters outside Planned Parenthood?
A: The protesters believe that Planned Parenthood's mission to provide women with affordable health care and the full range of reproductive health care options is wrong.

Q: What can the protesters do?
A: They can carry signs, and approach you to offer you pamphlets or try to talk to you. They are not allowed to touch you or block your way into the health center. You do not have to talk to them or take their literature. The safest strategy is to ignore them.

Q: Can you make the protesters leave?
A. As long as the protesters do not break the law they have a right to protest. We monitor the protesters carefully and are in regular contact with law enforcement. If you feel a protester has acted inappropriately, please let us know immediately.

 

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